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USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Nutrition SBC Strategy Checklist

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Behavior Change for Nutrition
A social and behavior change strategy provides a “road map” to achieve key social and behavioral outcomes. Nutrition program planners can use this checklist to prepare and outline a new SBC strategy under development.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

SBC Formative Research Decision Tree

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Behavior Change for Nutrition
Nutrition programmers can use this tool to select one or more research methods when gathering information needed to design any nutrition social and behavior change program or activity. It guides users in following these three key steps to selecting research methods that answer their research questions.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Growth Monitoring and Promotion Expert Consultation Summary Report

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Nutrition and Health Systems Growth Monitoring and Promotion
The Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) Expert Consultation was hosted virtually from April 20–21, 2022 by USAID and USAID Advancing Nutrition in collaboration with the Global Financing Facility, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Behavioral Barriers to Feeding Young Children During and After Illness

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Social and Behavior Change and GenderInfant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations Behavior Change for NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Qualitative research, informed by behavioral science, helps to explain why young children do not receive enough food and breastmilk during and after illness to recover and grow well.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Behavioral Solutions for Child Feeding During and After Illness

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Social and Behavior Change and GenderInfant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations Behavior Change for NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
In close collaboration with caregivers, health providers, programmers, and policymakers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Breakthrough ACTION and USAID Advancing Nutrition used behavioral design to develop solutions that support families so they can continue feeding their young children during periods of illness and feed children more in the two weeks following illness.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Fiche d'information sur le projet de l'USAID en action pour la nutrition

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Knowledge Management
L’USAID en action pour la nutrition renforce les investissements de l’Agence des États Unis pour le développement international (USAID) dans le domaine de la nutrition, en fournissant un soutien et une assistance technique aux Missions de l’USAID, aux gouvernements et aux partenaires aux niveaux local, régional et national, dans le cadre de l’amélioration de l’état nutritionnel et des résultats
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Hoja de datos del Proyecto para el USAID para el avance de la nutrición

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Knowledge Management
USAID para el avance de la nutrición refuerza las inversiones en nutrición de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), proporcionando apoyo y asistencia técnica a las misiones de USAID, a los gobiernos y a los socios a nivel local, regional y nacional para mejorar el estado nutricional y los resultados de salud en todo el mundo.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Nawiri Transition Workshop Brief

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The USAID Nawiri program is a five-year initiative funded by the USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance with the overarching goal of sustainably reducing levels of persistent acute malnutrition in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Micronutrient Deficiencies among Preschool-Aged Children and Women of Reproductive Age Worldwide: A Pooled Analysis of Individual-Level Data from Population-Representative Surveys

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and LearningMicronutrient Measurement Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
With financial support from USAID through USAID Advancing Nutrition, a group of researchers including the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, and the Global Micronutrient Deficiencies Research Group set out to transparently estimate the global and regional prevalence of deficiencies in one or more micronutrients among preschool-age children and non-pregnant women of reproductive age.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Anemia Briefs

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Anemia
Anemia remains a critical and complex global public health challenge with multiple causes—most notably, iron and other nutrient deficiencies, malaria, helminth infestation, non-specific inflammation, and genetic blood disorders. We have traditionally referred to iron deficiency synonymously with anemia.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Implementing Two National Responsibilities of the Revised UNICEF/WHO Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: A Two-Country Case Study

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Nutrition and Health Systems Breastfeeding
The 2018 implementation guidance for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) recommends institutionalising the ten Steps through nine national responsibilities for universal coverage and sustainability.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Toolkit for Transition of Care and Other Services for Adolescents Living with HIV

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Reproductive Health
This toolkit was developed by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Fighting Childhood Obesity with Healthy School Food Environments

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Adolescent NutritionFood Safety
This fact sheet underscores the importance of implementing strong school food policies to create an environment that leads to healthier food choices for kids at school and beyond school grounds.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

How to Coach Adolescents on Nutrition Decisions

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Adolescent NutritionPhysical Activity
This blog post provides a guideline for youth exercise professionals to use to coach adolescents on their nutrition and dietary choices. It highlights the importance of proper coaching on nutrition, adolescents' need to consume foods rich in calcium, vitamin D, and iron, and provides examples of nutritious meals.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Unhealthy Digital Food Marketing to Children in The Philippines

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Adolescent Nutrition
This report details the results of a study undertaken by UNICEF to understand the marketing strategies used to appeal to children and adolescents aged 5–17 years.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Controls on the Marketing of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Children in Thailand: Legislative Options and Regulatory Design

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Adolescent NutritionFood Systems
UNICEF developed a background evidence report for the Government of Thailand to support the introduction of stronger controls on the marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children.
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Feeding and Disability Resource Bank (Collection)

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Early Childhood DevelopmentFeeding and Disability Adolescent NutritionChild NutritionComplementary FeedingEarly Childhood DevelopmentInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
The Feeding and Disability Resource Bank is a repository of materials that help nutrition and disability program managers, government leaders, and donor agency staff design and implement effective nutrition programs for children with disabilities. Resources include manuals, job aids, training curricula, and assessment tools as well as research articles that provide programmatic tools.
Disability Resource Bank

Feeding & Nutrition: Resources for Families

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Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
These resources educate families on feeding children with cleft lips and/or palates to keep them healthy and strong.
Disability Resource Bank

Helping Children who are Blind, Chapter 8: Teaching Everyday Activities—Eating

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BreastfeedingComplementary Feeding
This book chapter supports families and communities of children with vision problems to learn eating skills from birth to age 3.
Disability Resource Bank

Revised 2020 Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (Competent, Proficient, and Expert) in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Behavior Change for Nutrition
Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) can use these standards for self-evaluation to assure competent practice and to determine education and training needs for advancement to a higher practice level.