The new Brazilian dietary guidelines

jul 14, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Brazil now has a new guide to food, nutrition, and the enjoyment of healthy meals. The period of public consultation of the Guide concluded on 7 May 2014 and is now under final revision by the federal Ministry of Health.

School meals: planning, production, distribution, and adequacy

jul 11, 2014 | Un Comentario

[Article in Portuguese] Alimentação escolar: planejamento, produção, distribuição e adequação Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, February 2014 Issa RC, Moraes LF, Francisco RR, dos Santos LC, dos Anjos AF, Pereira SC

Planning and costing for the acceleration of actions for nutrition

jul 4, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Experiences of countries in the Movement for Scaling Up Nutrition Scaling Up Nutrition, May 2014 Summary Points National plans for scaling-up nutrition generally include (a) improvements in people’s access to nutrition specific interventions, (b) the adoption of nutrition-sensitive strategies in related sectors, as well as (c) a number of explicit functions to enable the stewardship […]

Women’s empowerment and nutrition: what does the evidence tell us?

jul 4, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Research brief Transform Nutrition, April 2014 Development programmes aimed at alleviating poverty and improving nutrition often consider women’s empowerment as an effective way to achieve impact.

Discusión en línea del Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición

jul 3, 2014 | Un Comentario

English Français El Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición (Foro FSN) le invita cordialmente a participar en la discusión “La educación nutricional como estrategia para fortalecer a los agricultores familiares y beneficiar la alimentación y nutrición de la población”.

Maternal & Child Nutrition Open Access Articles

jul 2, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Promoting Healthy Growth and Preventing Childhood Stunting Supported by a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant, the World Health Organization (WHO) is implementing the project Promoting Healthy Growth and Preventing Childhood Stunting (the Healthy Growth Project).

Revisión de factores de éxito en el progreso de salud y nutrición materna, reproductiva, neonatal e infantil en el Perú / Review of success factors in the progress in maternal, reproductive, newborn and child health and nutrition in Peru

jun 27, 2014 | Un Comentario

El taller de Perú de Revisión de los Factores de Éxito para el logro de los ODM 4 y 5 en el Perú se realizó en Lima los días 26-27 de marzo de 2014. La reunión estuvo muy concurrida, con más de 60 participantes de varios sectores. Los objetivos incluían revisar y discutir el papel de […]

The first 500 days of life: policies to support maternal nutrition

jun 24, 2014 | Un Comentario

Global Health Action, 2014 Mason JB, Shrimpton R, Saldanha LS, Ramakrishnan U, Victora CG, Girard AW, McFarland DA, Martorell R Abstract Background: From conception to 6 months of age, an infant is entirely dependent for its nutrition on the mother: via the placenta and then ideally via exclusive breastfeeding.

Webinar – Capturing Local Innovation for Change

Webinar – Capturing Local Innovation for Change

jun 24, 2014 | Un Comentario

Tapping into the Wisdom of Positive Deviants to Improve Nutrition Date: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 Online participation: access following this link. Supporting families to practice optimal maternal and child diet and care practices is critical to improving the nutritional status of women and children during the first 1,000 days.

Review on iron and its importance for human health

jun 23, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, February 2014 Abbaspour N, Hurrell R, Kelishadi R Abstract It is well-known that deficiency or over exposure to various elements has noticeable effects on human health. The effect of an element is determined by several characteristics, including absorption, metabolism, and degree of interaction with physiological processes.

Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition in the Post-2015 Framework

jun 16, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, March 2014 Summary This discussion brief presents the rationale for a comprehensive approach to the inclusion of sustainable agriculture, food security, and nutrition issues in the Post-2015/Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Framework.

Nutrition Sensitivity, how agriculture can improve child nutrition

Nutrition Sensitivity, how agriculture can improve child nutrition

jun 16, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Save the Children, March 2014 Summary This report examines the relationship between agriculture and nutrition in developing countries, focusing on how nutrition is currently prioritised within agricultural policy frameworks, from the global to the district level.