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Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Counseling in Growth Monitoring and Promotion: A Rapid Desk Review and Learning Agenda

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Nutrition and Health Systems Growth Monitoring and PromotionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Micronutrient Interventions
The learning agenda informs research and learning investments that will guide growth monitoring and promotion programming and policies globally.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Institutionalizing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Integrating the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding into Standards of Clinical Care

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Nutrition and Health Systems Breastfeeding
This interactive webpage shares country experiences in expanding the coverage and sustainability of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Women’s Diets Learning Agenda: Key Learning and Future Directions

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Adolescent NutritionBreastfeedingGenderMaternal NutritionNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
The report summarizes lessons learned in the areas of improving women’s diets through market food environments, demand creation, family diets, counseling and other health service delivery, and policies and policy implementation.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Stunting: Considerations for Use as an Indicator in Nutrition Projects

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionWasting
The literature review summarizes strengths and limitations of stunting as an indicator of impact. It informed the development of recommended approaches and indicators to measure the results of nutrition programs.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Nutrition Programs Adapt to COVID-19: Lessons for Future Shocks

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning COVID-19
USAID-funded projects adapted intervention designs and delivery to respond to COVID-19. The report shares lessons learned and how to apply them to future nutrition work.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Advancing Nutrition Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Adolescent NutritionAnemiaBreastfeedingChild NutritionGrowth Monitoring and PromotionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
This collection of peer-reviewed publications since USAID Advancing Nutrition’s launch in 2018 showcases our work around micronutrient and anemia measurement, breastfeeding, and diet quality.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Approaches to Address the Anemia Challenge

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning AnemiaInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsPrivate-Sector Engagement
Authors discuss interventions ranging from increasing dietary diversity, biofortification, food fortification, and supplementation to delayed cord clamping, and the prevention and treatment of malaria and helminths and other parasitic diseases and infections. Practitioners should tailor these interventions to the local context, cause, and affected population groups.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Improving Anemia Assessment in Clinical and Public Health Settings

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning AnemiaMaternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
The authors’ propose a framework for anemia assessment that recognizes the overlapping causes of anemia; informs data collection and analysis through population-based surveys; and includes information on diagnostic tests, biomarkers and proposed cutoffs, and the feasibility of collecting different types of data.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Biology of Anemia: A Public Health Perspective

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning AnemiaBreastfeedingComplementary FeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
Authors share advances in understanding common causes of anemia, their interactions, and the roles of infections and inflammation as causes. They discuss the coincidence between regions with a high prevalence of anemia attributed to iron deficiency, those with endemic infections, and those with widespread genetic conditions affecting red blood cells.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Exploring the Anemia Ecology: A New Approach to an Old Problem

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning AnemiaMicronutrient Interventions
Authors present a framework for using the biology of anemia alongside methods for assessing prevalence and its causes to develop context-specific interventions.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Advancing Nutrition Events

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Knowledge Management
Since 2019, USAID Advancing Nutrition hosted around 50 webinars across the full spectrum of our work.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

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Knowledge Management
The Nutrition Resource Hub is a curated collection of over 600 publications, tools, and technical resources from USAID and its projects.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Advancing Nutrition News and Features

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Knowledge Management
The collection includes over 150 articles about USAID Advancing Nutrition work since 2018.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank (Resource Collection)

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Knowledge ManagementSocial and Behavior Change and Gender BreastfeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
The Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank provides more than 900 images to illustrate recommended practices. Practitioners have used the images in more than 70 countries to promote behavior change for improved maternal and child nutrition.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Working Within the Food System: Gender Considerations for Achieving Improved Diets

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Food Systems Food SystemsGender
Investments should improve women’s roles in agriculture and off-farm livelihoods; provide workplace support to offset risks to household nutrition; ensure opportunities for income generation, decision-making, and control over household income; increase access to high-quality social and behavior change activities; and engage men and boys to address gender norms.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Needs Assessment and Design Methodology to Guide Large-Scale Food Fortification and Broader Programming to Improve Diets: Tools 1 and 2 in the LSFF Methodology Series

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Food Systems Food SystemsMicronutrient Interventions
These resources describe the purpose and target audience for tools to assess diets, markets, and diet cost and affordability; summarize key steps in the methodology; and provide instructions on how to conduct analyses to design large-scale food fortification programming.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Methods, Tools, and Metrics for Evaluating Market Food Environments in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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Food Systems Food SecurityPrivate-Sector Engagement
A landscape assessment, ranking exercise, and survey informed a priority list of methods, tools, and metrics to evaluate informal and formal market food environments. Authors advocate for a mixed-methods approach to monitoring and evaluating market food environments.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Generating Demand for Healthy Diets: A Guide to Social Marketing in Nutrition

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Food Systems Food SafetyFood SecurityFood SystemsPrivate-Sector Engagement
The guide provides practical advice, examples, and resources for planning and executing social marketing campaigns to improve nutrition outcomes.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Responsive Care and Early Learning Addendum

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Early Childhood Development Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
The package includes illustrated counseling cards; training materials; and a guide for planning, adapting, and implementing individual and group counseling sessions. Accompanying videos show real caregiver-child interactions for newborns and young children and counseling sessions between a health worker and caregiver. 
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Feeding and Disability Resource Bank

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Early Childhood Development
Materials in this resource bank help program managers, government leaders, and donor agency staff design and implement effective nutrition programs for children with disabilities. Information focuses on identifying and managing feeding difficulties, identifying disabilities, supporting children with disabilities and their families, and promoting disability inclusion.