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USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Understanding Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Maternal Nutrition

Nutrition and Health Systems Maternal Nutrition
This review summarizes qualitative research findings on maternal nutrition from nine Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project country programs. The document describes sociocultural barriers to improved nutrition and offers recommendations for improving maternal nutrition programming.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

NACS Steps

Nutrition and Health Systems Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
This infographic shows the steps health workers should take to provide nutrition assessment, counseling, and support services.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Mapping Local Patterns of Childhood Overweight and Wasting in Low- and Middle-income Countries between 2000 and 2017

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Using geospatial estimates of overweight and wasting prevalence among children under 5 in 105 low- and middle-income countries from 2000 and 2017, the authors aggregated these numbers to policy-relevant administrative units.
Adolescent Resource Bank

National Multi-Sectoral Coordination Framework for Adolescent Girls 2017/2018-2021/2022

Adolescent NutritionEmergency Nutrition
This multi-sectoral framework outlines the government of Uganda’s commitments and efforts related to investing in adolescence as the second decade of life. It describes how ministries will coordinate to deliver services to achieve sustainable results for adolescent girls. Although it is not focused on nutrition, the framework advocates for addressing nutrition during teenage pregnancy,
Adolescent Resource Bank

Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to Support Country Implementation

This report focuses on strategies for planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating adolescent health programs. It describes key steps in understanding a country’s epidemiological profile, undertaking a landscape analysis, conducting a consultative process for setting priorities, and planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating national adolescent health programs.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Social and Behavior Change Do's and Don'ts: Getting It Right for Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Programming

Social and Behavior Change
This tool helps nutrition program planners and implementers improve quality at every stage of multi-sectoral nutrition social and behavior change from design to delivery, monitoring, and adaptation.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Net Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Iron-Containing Multiple Micronutrient Powders for Young Children in 78 Countries: A Microsimulation Study

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning AnemiaInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Micronutrient Interventions
The net health benefits of micronutrient powders vary between countries, are highest where the prevalence of moderate and severe anemia is greatest but infection prevalence is smallest, and are ameliorated when coverage of the intervention is poor.
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Two-Year Anemia Calendar

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Micronutrient Interventions
This two-year calendar promotes nutrition and emphasizes anemia prevention. The calendar highlights the importance of a diverse diet and consuming iron-rich foods that are locally available, such as meat, beans, nuts, and vegetables.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition: Resource List on Food Systems and Nutrition Responses

Food SystemsKnowledge ManagementMonitoring, Evaluation, and Learning COVID-19Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing disruptions to food systems and food environments, a decline in optimal dietary practices could lead to serious impacts on nutritional status. To address this challenge, this curated list provides up-to-date information focused on nutrition and food systems related to COVID-19.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Community-Based Distribution of Iron-Folic Acid Supplementation: Evidence and Program Implications

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Micronutrient Interventions
This literature review aimed to review the evidence for community-based distribution of iron-folic acid supplementation as a feasible approach to improve anemia rates in low- and middle-income countries.
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).