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Anemia Toolkit

Intermittent Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation in Menstruating Women

Anemia
This WHO guideline provides evidence-based recommendations on the intermittent use of iron and folic acid supplements as a public health measure for the purpose of reducing anaemia and improving iron status among menstruating women.
Event

Building Healthy Communities at Home and Abroad: Catalyzing the Impact of the U.S. Government’s Efforts to Support Breastfeeding Families

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month, the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan hosted an event in Washington D.C on August 2019 to bring together U.S. Government departments and agencies, implementing partners, external stakeholders, civil society, and other breastfeeding advocates to discuss U.S. Government investments in supporting families to…
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Community of Practice: Community Charter

Capacity StrengtheningNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide Community of Practice Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
The Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide community charter documents the goals, activities, and resources required to successfully launch and cultivate a sustainable community of practice (CoP) focused on uptake and use of the Design Guide.
Anemia Toolkit

Late vs. Early Clamping of the Umbilical Cord in Full-Term Neonates: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials

Anemia
This systematic review synthesizes the evidence pertaining to benefits and risks with regard to timing of umbilical cord clamping in full-term neonates.
Anemia Toolkit

The Importance and Limitation of Food Fortification for the Management of Nutritional Anemia

Anemia
This book chapter highlights important considerations with regards to food fortification and how it can be used as an approach to managing nutritional anemias. The chapter highlights how food fortification can be leveraged and discusses limitations.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

DataDENT Indicator Mapping Technical Brief

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
A landscape assessment of nutrition data visualization tools by DataDENT (Data for Decisions to Expand Nutrition Transformation) found that these tools often report on various indicators without uniform definitions.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Adolescent Nutrition Toolkit (India)

Anemia
This toolkit includes a technical report about adolescent nutrition in India, "Adolescents, Diets, and Nutrition: Growing Well in a Changing World," a recipe book for packed lunches and snacks for adolescents in the Indian context, and a pamphlet for adolescents about nutrition, eating practices, and anemia.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Formative Research on Adolescent Health and Nutrition in Udaypur District of Nepal: Proposal

Adolescent NutritionAnemia
This research proposal proposes conducting formative research to learn about the experiences and preferences of girls ages 10 to 19 in Nepal, specifically with regard to their information needs, preferences for program format and content, barriers and enablers to their participation in health programs, and health care seeking behaviors.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Nurturing Care Framework for Early Childhood Development: Dissemination and Uptake Since May 2018

Early Childhood Development
One year after WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, and partners launched the Nurturing Care Framework, they published this report on efforts by countries around the world to adopt it.
Event

[Webinar] The Science Behind the First 1,000 Days: Linking Nutrition, Brain Development, and Nurturing Care

Early Childhood Development
The first 1,000 days spanning roughly between conception and a child’s second birthday is a period of unique development, representing both risk and opportunity.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Trade, Nutrition, and Sustainable Food Systems

Food Systems
This paper identifies three key starting points to make progress toward this goal: 1) the public health sector should acknowledge that because trade has the potential to enhance as well as hinder health outcomes, it deserves further attention; 2) public health actors need to be better prepared with the right language to push for better policy; and 3) public health actors need to frame nutrition…
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Modeling Farming Systems to Understand Potential Outcomes of Agricultural Interventions

Food Systems Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
This blog post describes how three recent studies used FarmDESIGN, a farm-household modeling tool, to help researchers analyze smallholder farms in Vietnam and Kenya. Although smallholder farmers are critical to food production in low- and middle-income countries, many are nutritionally vulnerable.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Food System Transformations: National Actions in a Globalized World

Food Systems
As global and regional events contribute to the rapid transformation of food systems in developing countries, country actors are playing an essential role in shaping the future of their own food systems.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Youth Leaders for Nutrition Advocacy Toolkit (Advocacy Guide and Adolescent Nutrition Briefs)

Adolescent Nutrition
Created through a participatory and collaborative process with SUN Youth Leaders for Nutrition, this toolkit helps youth to design, develop, and implement an advocacy strategy for improving adolescent nutrition.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Pakistan Dietary Guidelines for Better Nutrition

Adolescent Nutrition
This report provides dietary guidelines for Pakistan related to adopting healthy eating practices and preventing and reducing infectious and chronic diseases. The sections on adolescents (ages 10 to 19) address recommended energy and protein requirements, food portions and sizes, and sample menus.
Event

[Webinar] Doing More with Less: Tools to Help Governments Optimize Nutrition Funding's Impact

Government leaders are often faced with tough choices in funding public health programs, including nutrition. Decision-makers need to know how to invest scarce resources to have the greatest impact on malnutrition. Two tools that can help governments optimize resources to reach nutrition targets are Optima Nutrition and MINIMOD.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Forest Garden Training Center Training Set

Food Systems Resilience
The Forest Garden Approach diversifies farming systems with trees and food crops that meet subsistence needs and market opportunities.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Dangerous Assumptions #1: More Income = More Food and Nutrition Security?

Knowledge Management Economic GrowthFood SecurityPrivate-Sector Engagement
There is a lack of consensus about whether income alone leads to greater food and nutrition security. Some argue that higher incomes lead nations to focus on other priorities at the expense of food production and nutrition, while others believe that higher incomes lead to greater access to inputs and land, which in turn leads to higher-quality food production.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition in Malawi: Community Nutrition Workers Training Package

Nutrition and Health Systems Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
The purpose of the training package is to provide support for improving nutrition in Malawi by strengthening the capacity of community-level workers and volunteers to provide nutrition guidance and support. The package includes curriculum counseling cards, key message booklet, recipe book, and supervision guidelines with national and district-level supervision checklists.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

The Revitalization and Scale‐up of the Baby‐Friendly Hospital Initiative in Malawi

Nutrition and Health Systems Breastfeeding
This paper describes the successes, challenges, and lessons learned from the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative scale-up in Malawi.