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Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Africa Regional Convening of the Global Initiative to Support Parents

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Early Childhood Development
Sessions focus on nurturing care for early childhood development, the importance of supporting caregivers of adolescents and children with disabilities, promoting caregiver and children’s mental health, and preventing child maltreatment. Speakers discuss scale-up, advocacy, financing, innovation issues, and working through different types of programs.
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Priority Setting in Early Childhood Development: An Analytical Framework for Economic Evaluation of Interventions

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Early Childhood DevelopmentMonitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
As more programs promote early child development, this paper presents a unified analytical framework for assessing impact and highlights the range of costs and cost-effectiveness of currently available intervention strategies.
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Father Involvement and Early Child Development in a Low-Resource Setting

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Early Childhood Development Gender
Fathers' support of mothers and greater participation in shared household decision-making is positively associated with children's outcomes.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Estimates of a Multidimensional Index of Nurturing Care in the Next 1000 Days of Life for Children in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: A Modelling Study

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Early Childhood Development Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Most children are not receiving minimally adequate nurturing care. Further investments in indicator measurement and resources for preschool-age children are important, particularly for low-income populations and in the domains of responsive caregiving, early learning, safety, and security. This article is behind a paywall.
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Child Diet and Mother–Child Interactions Mediate Intervention Effects on Child Growth and Development

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Early Childhood Development Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Child diet and mother–child interactions improved children's cognitive, language, and motor development and had indirect effects on socio-emotional development. Leveraging these interactions may improve intervention effects on child outcomes.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Reimagining Technical Assistance: Critical Shifts to Enable Strengthened Capacity & Better Health Outcomes

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Capacity Strengthening Adolescent NutritionGender
The brief outlines shifts required to adopt a new approach to technical assistance that strengthens country institutional capacity to lead health agendas and deliver better outcomes.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Scope and Impact of Digital Marketing Strategies for Promoting Breastmilk Substitutes

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Knowledge Management Breastfeeding
Findings raise significant concerns about the use of powerful digital marketing techniques to influence mothers’ feeding decisions. The report and webinar are available in Arabic, English, French, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Localisation

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Capacity Strengthening Adolescent Nutrition
Shifting capacity, resources, and ownership to national and local actors will result in more timely, appropriate, and effective outcomes for children and their communities. This resource collection provides a centralized location for research and evidence.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

2022 Global Food Policy Report: Climate Change and Food Systems

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Knowledge Management Food Security
The report discusses innovations and policy responses to climate change that can support food and nutrition security, livelihoods, and sustainable food systems. These include transforming food systems, trade reforms, social protection, climate finance, and clean energy, among others.
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GAIN Podcast Series: Fostering a Culture of Food Safety

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Knowledge Management Food Safety
Speakers discuss what it means to foster a culture of food safety and how to build one to reduce the burden of foodborne disease. This is a podcast.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Sustainable and Resilient Indigenous Peoples' Food Systems for Improved Nutrition: Digital Toolbox

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Knowledge Management Maternal Nutrition
The toolbox and participatory videos provide guidelines to design, implement, monitor, and supervise projects to improve Indigenous Peoples’ diets and nutrition, particularly by leveraging local food biodiversity. Materials are available in English, French, and Spanish.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Strengthening Nutrition Interventions in Antenatal Care Services Improved Consumption of Iron-Folic Acid Supplements and Early Breastfeeding Practices in Burkina Faso

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender BreastfeedingCOVID-19Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
Strengthening maternal nutrition interventions delivered through government antenatal care services is effective for improving maternal nutrition practices. Continued efforts to strengthen services may be needed for greater behavior change and to address family support, social norms, and other factors that impact maternal diet.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Interventions and Policy Approaches to Promote Equity in Breastfeeding

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Breastfeeding
Designing programs based on community needs and wants can increase success in protecting, promoting, and supporting women’s right to breastfeed for as long as recommended or desired. Using implementation science frameworks and theories to address structural inequities will strengthen future studies and interventions.
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The Effect of Electronic Job Aid Assisted One-To-One Counselling to Support Exclusive Breastfeeding Among 0–5-Month-Old Infants in Rural Bangladesh

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding counseling and practical demonstrations are promising interventions to improve exclusive breastfeeding and are scalable within existing community‐based programs.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Process of Developing Models of Maternal Nutrition Interventions Integrated into Antenatal Care Services in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and India

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Nutrition and Health Systems BreastfeedingMaternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
Strategic use of data can contextualize nutrition guidelines, protocols, capacity strengthening, and supervision approaches and improve micronutrient supply chains and record-keeping and strengthen health services.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Countries' Experiences Scaling Up National Breastfeeding, Protection, Promotion and Support Programmes: Comparative Case Studies Analysis

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Nutrition and Health Systems Breastfeeding
Implementation science frameworks help identify key drivers for the scale- up of breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support policies and programs.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Population-Based Survey Data Use for Improved Nutrition Policies and Programs Webinar

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Speakers present an e-learning course on nutrition indicators. They share country-specific experiences using population-based survey data for policy, program design, and implementation purposes. This is a webinar.
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Data for Infant and Young Child Feeding and Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women: Understanding New Guidelines, Evidence, and Survey Tools Webinar

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
Presenters share new global guidance on indicators, their experience with developing and using updated guidelines, pilot results from using these indicators, and country-specific adaptations of questions. This is a webinar.
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Using Height-Adjusted Stunting Prevalence Will Fail Disadvantaged Children Worldwide

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Adolescent NutritionGrowth Monitoring and Promotion
This correspondence is a response to S.V. Subramanian and colleagues’ comment in The Lancet on using stunting to monitor nutrition programs. Adjusting for maternal stature in stunting calculations underestimates the contribution of current deficient conditions to a child's stature and is unethical because it will disincentivize commitments to improve living conditions globally.
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Diet Assessment Decision Tool

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
The tool helps practitioners better understand dietary patterns and nutrient intake, which are critical to designing, monitoring, and evaluating efforts to improve diets. Diet assessments and related interventions should focus on children 6–23 months of age and pregnant women, as evidence shows these groups are vulnerable to malnutrition.