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USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Toolkit for CHW community-based treatment of uncomplicated wasting for children 6-59 months in the context of COVID-19

Nutrition and Health SystemsNutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Acute MalnutritionCOVID-19Micronutrient InterventionsNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
To help community health workers effectively adapt to the COVID-19 context, the International Rescue Committee produced this protocol and toolkit for providing treatment for uncomplicated wasting. The program adaptations and recommendations are based on current global COVID-19 guidance and represent the minimum measures required to achieve safe community-based treatment.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Feed the Future Learning Agenda Literature Review: Improving Resilience of Vulnerable Populations

Food Systems Emergency Nutrition Resilience
International and humanitarian development actors are increasingly adopting resilience as an organizing concept for food security policy and program development.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Feed the Future Project Design Guide for Youth-Inclusive Agriculture and Food Systems: Volume I - Project Design

Adolescent Nutrition
Volume I of this two-part Feed The Future Project Design Guide for Youth-Inclusive Agriculture and Food Systems provides USAID staff and implementing partners with approaches, frameworks, and tools to design agriculture programs that promote successful and meaningful youth engagement with the U.S. Feed the Future Initiative and the U.S. Government Global Food Security Strategy.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Landscape of Nutrition Indicators within Government-Led Monitoring and Evaluation Systems in 16 PEPFAR-Funded Countries

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
In 2014 FANTA conducted a landscape analysis to document the types of nutrition indicators collected at the national level in 16 countries funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief that were implementing nutrition assessment, counseling, and support activities. This report presents overall findings followed by country findings.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Adolescent Nutrition and Anemia course

Adolescent NutritionAnemia
This 15-module course focuses on adolescents' nutrition needs. Five modules cover adolescent nutrition and its impacts; another five address global guidance, adolescent pregnancy, and partnerships and programs; and the final five discuss the links between nutrition and education, health systems, monitoring and assessment, data gaps and research, and engaging adolescents.
Adolescent Resource Bank

School Policy Framework: Implementation of the WHO Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity, and Health

Adolescent Nutrition
The purpose of this School Policy Framework is to guide policymakers at the national and sub-national levels to develop and implement policies to promote healthy eating and physical activity in the school setting through changes in environment, behavior ,and education.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Using Digital Tools to Strengthen Nutrition Service Delivery: An Overview

Nutrition and Health Systems
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Haiti Infant and Young Child Feeding Counseling Cards

Nutrition and Health Systems Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
The Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project supported the government of Haiti to develop this set of infant and young child feeding counseling cards for health workers and community workers.
Adolescent Resource Bank

OG-IFE Update: Adolescent Services

Adolescent NutritionEmergency Nutrition
These slides provide operational guidance on infant and young child feeding in emergencies, with particular emphasis on multi-sector collaboration to improve adolescent services during humanitarian crises.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress

Acute MalnutritionAdolescent NutritionCOVID-19Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
Three new papers build upon findings from the 2008 and 2013 Series. They conclude that despite modest progress, maternal and child undernutrition remains a major global health concern.
Anemia Toolkit

Four Malaria Success Stories: How Malaria Burden was Successfully Reduced in Brazil, Eritrea, India and Vietnam

This report documents the malaria control efforts of Brazil, Eritrea, India, and Vietnam and discusses key factors in the success of these programs, including epidemiological, technical, programmatic, partnership, and financial aspects.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Recommended Practices and Counseling Messages to Address Infant and Young Child Feeding Problems in the First Two Years of Life in Egypt: An Update for Health Care Providers

Nutrition and Health Systems Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Through learnings from a study on stunting implemented in Lower and Upper Egypt through the SMART project under the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program, this brief was developed to give health care providers additional information and suggestions on how to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Egypt.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

The COVID-19 Infant Feeding Research Interest Group and Working Group Online

BreastfeedingCOVID-19Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
These multidisciplinary groups of international experts identify and share what research indicates about safe infant feeding practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as pinpointing research needs. Hosted by USAID Advancing Nutrition, the online platform provides recordings of monthly meetings, resource materials, and links to register for meetings and news.
Adolescent Resource Bank

How to Be Good at Football: Why Small Things Are Important: A Story about Micronutrients

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This is a storybook from the Children’s Participation in Action and Learning for Nutrition (PCAANS) project in Mozambique. The book aims to teach children about the importance of nutrition, in particular micronutrients, in being healthy and strong.
Adolescent Resource Bank

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

Adolescent NutritionAnemia
This formative research was designed 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

Breastfeeding and COVID-19

Nutrition and Health Systems BreastfeedingCOVID-19
The World Health Organization recommends that mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 be encouraged to practice skin-to-skin contact and initiate or continue breastfeeding while practicing infection prevention and control measures. Current data suggest that the health benefits of breastfeeding outweigh the risks of potential infant or child COVID-19 infection.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Intake Survey Guidance Document: Estimating Usual Intakes from Dietary Surveys - Methodologic Challenges, Analysis Approaches, and Recommendations for LMICs

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
Collecting qualitative data through dietary surveys is key to estimating dietary intake among populations. However, there are many challenges that arise during data collection and analysis, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Understanding the Agricultural Income Pathway

Food Systems Economic GrowthNutrition Sensitive Agriculture
This brief focuses on the pathway from agricultural income to better diets, health, and nutrition. However, all of the pathways are interrelated. Agricultural activities typically affect more than one pathway and interact with the enabling environment that includes policies, the natural resource base, and cultural practices, among other factors.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Formative Research to Inform Adolescent Programming in Kenya: Engagement for Health, Nutrition, and Sustainable Development

Adolescent NutritionMental HealthReproductive Health
This formative qualitative research study, conducted in Kenya, focused on the perspectives, experiences, and suggestions of adolescent girls and their communities related to adolescent health and nutrition.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Our First Baby: Health Education for Adolescents Who Are Pregnant Or First-Time Parents

Adolescent NutritionBreastfeedingMaternal NutritionReproductive Health
This Facilitator's Guide outlines nine small group sessions for pregnant adolescents and adolescents who are first-time mothers and their male partners. The sessions address such issues as the care of the mother during pregnancy, exclusive breastfeeding, sexually transmitted infections, and gender-based violence.