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Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Frequently Asked Questions: Preventive Chemotherapy (Deworming) for Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections Among Adolescents and Women of Reproductive Age

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Adolescent NutritionWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This document contains answers to common questions about deworming and adolescents. The information is organized into the following categories: overview of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infection, drug dosage and effects among adolescents, WHO recommended guidelines and policies, evidence on benefits of deworming among adolescents, and programmatic questions.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis (SGBA): A Toolkit for Nutrition Programs

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Adolescent Nutrition
This toolkit is intended to guide the development and implementation of sex- and gender-based analysis (SBGA) within nutrition programs. It is based on the premise that women's empowerment and improved nutrition are mutually reinforcing and that addressing underlying gendered barriers and constraints will improve nutritional outcomes in programming.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation for Prevention and Reduction of Anaemia among School-going Adolescent Girls (MITRA Youth) Activity Design Document

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaMicronutrient Interventions
The MITRA Youth program design document describes how Nutrition International is expanding pilot work on the MITRA program to improve the nutritional status of adolescent girls aged 15-18 years in two provinces in Indonesia. MITRA Youth focuses on the distribution and uptake of weekly iron folic acid supplements through secondary schools for adolescent girls.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Preparing Adolescents for Young Adulthood (PAYA): Modules 1 & 2

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Adolescent NutritionEconomic GrowthPhysical ActivityReproductive Health
It's My Move is a program that provides youth ages 16-21 years of age the skills and support they need to be successful in independent living. It was originally developed for adolescents aging out of the foster care system and is designed to provide critical information on how to function as an independent adult.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Aksi Bergizi: Starting a Healthy Life Now for Today's Adolescents

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaMicronutrient InterventionsPhysical Activity
This toolkit includes an impact evaluation of the Aksi Bergizi pilot programme, facilitator and student guides, the social and behavior change communication strategy, and additional intervention resources (available in Indonesian only).Aksi Bergizi includes three evidence-based interventions including weekly iron–folic acid supplementation, school-based nutrition education sessions promoting he
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

New Tools for High-Quality Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Programming

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Acute MalnutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
These tools help harmonize design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of nutrition social and behavior change programs. They emphasize prioritizing behaviors that will impact outcomes, addressing critical factors that influence priority nutrition behaviors, and developing activities with a clear pathway between behaviors, factors, and interventions.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Food Security Portal

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Maternal Nutrition
Various e-learning courses address the importance of measuring women’s empowerment within project-specific contexts, impact evaluation, and economic modeling.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Social and Behaviour Change Communication to Improve Child Feeding Practices in Ethiopia

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Adolescent Nutrition
Using multiple communication strategies increases the positive effect of social and behavior change on child feeding practices.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

State of the Evidence 2021—Modifications Aiming to Optimize Acute Malnutrition Management in Children under Five

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Acute Malnutrition
This document provides a summary of existing evidence about six innovative community-based management of acute malnutrition protocol modifications. It focuses on effectiveness, operational considerations, costs and cost-effectiveness, successes and challenges, and areas for future research and learning.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Improving Nutrition Through Food Assistance: Achievements of the Food Aid Quality Review

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Emergency Nutrition
From 2000—2021, the Food Aid Quality Review provided support and recommendations to USAID to improve nutrition among vulnerable people for whom the distribution of food assistance can make a significant impact. This legacy website includes a wealth of resources and research to further work in emergency settings.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Join #theHumanRace to Improve Nutrition and Address the Climate Crisis in Humanitarian Responses

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Adolescent NutritionFood SecurityWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
USAID works to improve food and nutrition security and resilience of vulnerable populations in Madagascar by addressing nutrition for pregnant and lactating women through promotion of locally-produced supplemental foods. It is also supporting a feasibility study and developing a strategy to introduce and scale up use of these foods. 
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Hub

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Emergency Nutrition Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
The IYCFEHub curates resources focused on infant and young child nutrition in emergencies and humanitarian contexts.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Enhancing the Quality of Health Services—Introduction to a New Planning Guide for Implementers

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Adolescent Nutrition
Speakers discuss how the WHO Quality Health Services planning guide can support staff at the district and facility levels to improve the quality of health services. This is a webinar.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

The Triple Burden of Malnutrition Among Adolescents in Indonesia

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Adolescent NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
Information gaps about drivers and determinants of the triple burden of malnutrition, evidence-based interventions, and effective delivery platforms to reach the most vulnerable adolescents remain.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Maternal Micronutrient Supplementation: What Does It Take to Improve Adherence?

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Maternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
This e-learning course provides program planners and implementers with guidance and tools to improve the quality of maternal micronutrient supplementation programs delivered in antenatal care and postnatal care settings.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Maternal Depression is Associated with Less Dietary Diversity among Rural Nepali Children

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Adolescent Nutrition
There is a correlation between maternal depression and child dietary diversity, but growth and development of children of depressed mothers who are depressed did not differ from that of children of mothers who are not depressed.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Effect of Feeding Practices on Nutritional Status of Infant and Young Children Residing in Urban Slums of Berhampur: A Decision Tree Approach

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Acute MalnutritionBreastfeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF), early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF), and minimum dietary diversity (MDD) predicted wasting. Stunting predictors included EBF, minimum meal frequency, and MDD, while underweight predictors included EBF, EIBF, and MDD.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Do Non-Maternal Adult Female Household Members Influence Child Nutrition? Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia

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Adolescent Nutrition
Having an additional non-maternal adult female household member is significantly associated with higher height-for-age and weight-for-age z-scores and reduces the likelihood of severe stunting.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

International Dietary Data Expansion (INDDEX) Project Publications and Presentations

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The INDDEX Project helps low- and middle-income countries increase acquisition and use of high quality, timely food consumption data to improve agriculture, food security, and nutrition outcomes. This virtual platform provides links to several webinars, journal articles, technical reports, and discussion papers related to the project’s dietary assessment tools.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Compendium of Nutrition Intervention Coverage Indicators & Questions for Household Surveys

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The document provides indicator definitions and accompanying questions for nutrition interventions across the maternal, newborn, and child health continuum of care.