The brochures give a visual overview with vibrant pictures on good nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding. They also include tips on safe preparation of food, explain how to feed a baby after 6 months, and offer other important tips.
WHO and UNICEF jointly developed the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding to revitalize world attention to the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children.
The 2008 Innocenti Process was initiated by the Micronutrient Forum to critically examine knowledge related to program implementation in real world settings and culminated in a meeting at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence, Italy, in September 2008.
This document provides the results to the Copenhagen Consensus 2008. The goal of the consensus was to set priorities among a series of proposals for confronting ten great global challenges. These challenges are: Air pollution, Conflicts, Diseases, Education, Global Warming, Malnutrition and Hunger, Sanitation and Water, Subsidies and Trade Barriers, Terrorism, Women and Development.
In February 2011, IFPRI convened a conference in New Delhi to explore the theme, "Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health." The briefs give a manageable but in-depth look at the relation between the conference theme and diverse topics such as gender, sectoral coordination and issues in nutrition and health along the value chain.
A significant gap remains between need and capacity for management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in children. This is despite clear advances in the development and implementation of international and national protocols for the management of SAM, as well as guidelines and training for inpatient care of severely acutely malnourished children.
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