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Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

UNICEF Technical Note: Effective Regulatory Approaches to Protect, Support, and Promote Better Diets and Create Healthy Food Environments for Children

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Adolescent Nutrition
This UNICEF technical note details effective approaches that various countries and development partners can use to protect, support, and promote better diets and to create healthy food environments for children.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Food Processing for Improved Diets

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Food Systems Food Systems
The relationship between food processing and diets is complex; expanding the production of processed foods may play a role in both supporting and hindering food systems in delivering safe, nutritious diets.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Qualitative Study on Skills and Capacity Barriers in Turkana County, Kenya: Study Report

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Nutrition and Health Systems COVID-19Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Integrated community case management (iCCM) brings identification, treatment, and referral of common childhood illnesses such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, and malnutrition, as well as newborn care to the community. In Kenya, community health volunteers (CHVs) implement iCCM under the guidance of community health extension workers.
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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
Understanding the dietary practices of infants, young children, and women can strengthen policies, programs, and interventions to improve nutrition.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Implementation and Scale-Up of Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of What Works, What Doesn't Work and Why

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Food Systems Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Priorities to enhance the success of nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs in reducing undernutrition include ensuring appropriateness and acceptability based on context knowledge; strengthening local structures and community empowerment; increasing resilience; and ensuring project flexibility, supportive policy, and governance.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Assessment: Centers of Excellence Model is Strengthening Health Systems in Southeast Asia

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Capacity StrengtheningNutrition and Health Systems Breastfeeding
The Centers of Excellence (CoE) for Breastfeeding model adds value to government-led efforts to scale up essential newborn care and breastfeeding-friendly health services. Engaging champions, providing high-quality technical assistance, and focusing on integrating CoE principles into national health monitoring systems enable implementation and sustainability.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Nutrition Modeling Tools: A Qualitative Study of Influence on Policy Decision Making and Determining Factors

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Nutrition modeling tools (NMTs) have wide-ranging influence across policy and program cycles and contexts, but the impact depends on the tool application process, accompanying advocacy, and the expertise, capabilities, and resources of local teams.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Priority Micronutrient Density in Foods

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Food Systems Micronutrient Interventions
Top sources of priority micronutrients include organs, small fish, dark green leafy vegetables, bivalves, crustaceans, goat, beef, eggs, milk, canned fish with bones, mutton, and lamb. Cheese, goat milk, and pork are also good sources, followed by yogurt, fresh fish, pulses, teff, and canned fish without bones.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Strategies for Infant and Young Child Feeding in Climate-Related Emergencies

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Food SafetyInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
Experts discuss policies that support women by protecting families from predatory marketing and providing skilled breastfeeding support. They highlight case studies of disaster preparedness that focus on infant feeding safety and discuss strategies to protect and support maternal, infant, and young child nutrition. This is a webinar.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Nutrition Status and Morbidity of Ethiopian Children after Recovery from Severe Acute Malnutrition: Prospective Matched Cohort Study

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Acute Malnutrition
Results support the design of post-discharge interventions to prevent reoccurrence of acute malnutrition, reduce morbidity, and promote catch-up growth. Additional research to identify the appropriate package of post-discharge interventions is important.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Improving Treatment of Wasting in Children through iCCM

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Nutrition and Health Systems Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Speakers share policy, programmatic, and operational learnings from integrating community-based management of acute malnutrition with integrated community case management. This is a webinar and slide deck presentation.
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Population-Based Survey Data Use for Improved Nutrition Policies and Programs Webinar

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Effective programs require accurate and reliable data to inform progress. Tracking nutrition indicators is integral to the success of data-informed decisions for nutrition programs and policies.
Food Systems Toolkit

USAID Large-Scale Food Fortification Programming Guide: Supporting Food Fortification at a Country Level and on a Global Scale

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Food Systems
Large-scale food fortification (LSFF) has been shown to be a cost-effective approach to provide essential vitamins and minerals to households that are unable to access a diverse, healthy diet.
Food Systems Toolkit

Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool

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Food Systems
The Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool (GIFT) is an online platform that includes regularly updated data food safety and nutrition data from around the world. You can visit the platform to access quantitative food consumption data from national and local level surveys, food based indicators, and microdata, which can be downloaded for further analysis.
Food Systems Toolkit

DQQ Tools and Data

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Food Systems
The Global Diet Quality project developed the Diet Quality Questionnaire (DQQ), a standardized, easy-to-use, 5-minute survey for collecting comparable food group consumption data. You can visit their website to access the DQQ and other tools to monitor trends and compare diet quality in and across countries and sectors.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Essential Statistical Concepts for Understanding DHS Program Data

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The DHS Program’s Essential Statistical Concepts for Understanding DHS Program Data course familiarizes data users with the most commonly used statistics in tables from The DHS Program household-based surveys, including basic calculations, definitions, and considerations for use.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

DHS Dataset Users

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The DHS Dataset Users (2021 edition) course presents relevant knowledge and skills to understand and use DHS data, and to begin using DHS data for your own analysis. The course will provide an opportunity to practice these skills using standardized DHS model datasets, and provide you with a better understanding of DHS surveys, sample design, and data structure.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Adolescent Girl Power Groups in Bangladesh: Placing Gender Equality at the Center of Nutrtion Interventions

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Adolescent Nutrition
The article presents the impact of Adolescent Girl Power Groups (AGPGs) promoted by a multi-year maternal and child health and nutrition project in Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh. The AGPG intervention resulted in improved nutrition practices and in shifting gender power dynamics at household and community levels.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Promoting Youth Leadership on Nutrtition through Junior Parliamentarians and Junior Council Engagement in ZImbabwe

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Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19
This article describes a strategy that was used to build the capacity of youth in relation to adolescent nutrition in Zimbabwe. The junior parliament, which is a recognized structure in Zimbabwe, was tasked with educating their peers in 35 schools on a variety of nutrition-related topics by incorporating nutrition into various school activities such as sports, drama, and theater.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Improving Adolescents’ Food Choices: Learnings from the Bhalo Khabo Bhalo Thakbo (“Eat Well, Live Well”) Campaign in Bangladesh

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Adolescent Nutrition
The Bhalo Khabo Bhalo Thakbo campaign was a nationwide initiative launced by the government in collaboration with GAIN to promote adolescent engagement to improve the consumption of healthy meals by utilizing social media.