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Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Basis for Changes in the Disease Burden Estimates Related to Vitamin A and Zinc Deficiencies in the 2017 and 2019 Global Burden of Disease Studies

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Growth Monitoring and Promotion Micronutrient Interventions
Changes in the estimated disease burdens due to vitamin A and zinc deficiencies from 2017 to 2019 are primarily due to changes in analytical methods employed in the Global Burden of Disease studies; as a result, they may not represent true changes in disease burden.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Zinc Fortification Country Briefs: Burkina Faso, and Senegal

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Food Systems Micronutrient Interventions
Briefs provide the rationale for zinc fortification, describe zinc deficiency and food fortification efforts, and outline actions that governments and supporting partners can take to remedy zinc deficiency through fortification.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Growth Monitoring and Promotion in Three Districts of Nepal: A Case Study Narrative

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Nutrition and Health Systems Growth Monitoring and Promotion
Routine growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) of infants and young children provides frequent contacts with caregivers and can serve as an entry point for other essential nutrition and child health and development services.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Standing Together for Nutrition Knowledge Hub

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Knowledge Management Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19GenderMaternal Nutrition
The hub captures emerging evidence on the impact of crises on health, food, economic, social, and education systems; the disproportionate impact on women and girls’ nutrition; and effective measures to mitigate the burden.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Advancing Nutrition Kenya Fact Sheet

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Knowledge Management
This two-page fact sheet describes USAID Advancing Nutrition's support to the government of Kenya as it works to strengthen national and county-level government capacity to plan, finance, manage, and implement multi-sectoral nutrition interventions to improve the health of populations at risk of nutritional deficiencies.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

The Implementation Science System Toolkit

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Knowledge Management Micronutrient Interventions
The toolkit guides users to apply implementation science in nutrition work. Materials focus on assessing bottlenecks, completing bottleneck and solution inventories, undertaking implementation research, and understanding knowledge brokering. A webinar accompanies the toolkit.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

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 Food SystemsMicronutrient Interventions
This guide is centered on a results framework and serves as a tool for USAID Bureaus, Missions and development partners across government, the private sector and civil society to assess their specific needs and strategic opportunities, to design, implement, monitor and evaluate, and adjust large-scale food fortification programming for countries based on their local context.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Guide du programme Impliquer les membres de la famille dans l’amélioration de la nutrition maternelle et infantile

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Social and Behavior Change and GenderGender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
Le présent guide traduit les résultats de la recherche en recommandations pratiques pour des interventions qui impliquent effcacement les membres de la famille dans les soins et l’alimentation des enfants.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Focusing on Social Norms: A Practical Guide for Nutrition Programmers to Improve Women’s and Children’s Diets

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Behavior Change for NutritionComplementary FeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
Social norms influence the meaning and value of food as well as roles and expectations. This guide is for nutrition program planners and implementers planning norm-responsive activities within nutrition-sensitive or nutrition-specific programming.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Experiences from Implementation of a School-Based Nutrition Programme in Wakiso District, Central Uganda

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Adolescent NutritionNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This article outlines a school-based nutrition program targeting adolescents in Uganda that incorporated healthcare and interventions, parent-led school feeding, and the creation of school gardens.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Young People and Agriculture: Strategic Priorities for Impact

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Adolescent NutritionEconomic GrowthFood Security
This strategy describes how Mercy Corps is engaging adolescents (ages 10–19) and youth (ages 20–24) in agriculture and technology to improve the food and nutrition security of their families and increase community resilience. It includes a theory of change, principles for engagement, and a framework for impact.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

World Food Forum 2021 Year in Review

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Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Food Systems
This report is a summary of actions taken since the World Food Forum in 2021 to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly how they have engaged youth in shaping the future of food security and addressing Goal 2: Zero Hunger.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Fix My Food: Children's Views on Transforming Food Systems

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Adolescent NutritionFood Systems
In 2021, UNICEF partnered with the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University to host participatory workshops with adolescents in 18 countries around the world on their perspectives on food systems, including the barriers and challenges to attaining nutrition food and how they want food systems to change. The key insights and findings are summarized in this report.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Maternal, Infant, Young Child and Adolescent Nutrition Action Plan 2020-2025

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Adolescent NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
This action plan is the Ugandan Ministry of Health's 5-year plan to reduce all forms of malnutrition in mothers, infants, young children, and adolescents. The action plan's objectives include to increase adolescents' access to nutrition-specific services and to strengthen school nutrition programs to promote optimal adolescent nutrition for improved health.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Eating Disorders during Adolescence: Nutritional Problems and Interventions

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Acute MalnutritionAdolescent Nutrition
This website is a reference for health care professionals, students, educators, and parents to understand eating disorders and their impact on adolescence.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Prevention of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents

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Acute MalnutritionAdolescent NutritionFood Systems
More than 340 million of children age 5–19 have overweight, and growth is most rapid in low- and middle-income countries. This set of materials includes a program guidance, which guides countries in adapting programming to the changing face of malnutrition, and an advocacy strategy guidance to support UNICEF offices and partners in adapting the program guidance into advocacy work.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

The Triple Burden of Malnutrition Among Adolescents in Indonesia

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Acute MalnutritionAdolescent NutritionAnemiaPhysical Activity
This supplement emphasizes the need to prioritize investigating and addressing the triple burden of malnutrition present among adolescents in Indonesia.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Stepping Up Effective School Health and Nutrition: A Partnership for Healthy Learners and Brighter Futures

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Adolescent NutritionAnemiaWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Stepping up effective school health and nutrition is a partnership comprised of several United Nations and multilateral agencies dedicated to prioritizing school health and nutrition on national, regional, and global agendas through a holistic approach of linking education, health, and food systems.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Programming Guidance: Nutrition in Middle Childhood and Adolescence

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Adolescent Nutrition
This program guidance provides technical and operational guidance for the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the following five programming priorities: (1) nutritious foods, in schools and beyond; (2) healthy food environments, in schools and beyond; (3) micronutrient supplementation and deworming; (4) nutrition education in school curricula; and (5) healthy dietary practices
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Systematic review of metrics used to characterise dietary nutrient supply from household consumption and expenditure surveys

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Food Systems
Household Consumption and Expenditure Surveys (HCESs) can contribute a unique source of nationally representative food acquisition data that are regularly collected in low- and lower-middle income countries. This USAID Advancing Nutrition supported study analyzes past use of HCES data to estimate nutrient supply and evaluate adequacy and overviews future impl