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What works for Nutrition? Stories of Success from Vietnam, Uganda, and Kenya

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This report discusses the drivers of progress in tackling multiple forms of malnutrition in these three countries: Vietnam, Uganda, and Kenya. It also identifies some of the challenges which pose as barriers to sustaining progress. Finally, it makes recommendations for key stakeholders such as governments of high burden countries, donor governments, development partners, and civil society, on their role to promote further success.

Nutrition Aid Architecture: How Could Improvements in Financing Mechanisms Galvanise the Global Effort?

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This report analyses the complex web of financing for nutrition, the ‘nutrition aid architecture,’ in the world today. Presently, there are a number of exciting new financing mechanisms being developed and we consider these, alongside current mechanisms, to determine how nutrition finance can be expanded, so as to prevent millions of children dying every year. RESULTS has produced this report as a contribution to the debate on how to improve the flow of resources and increase the amount of funding going to this essential area.

Undernutrition in the land of rice - why there should be a nutrition goal in the post-2015 framework, the case from Cambodia

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This report, the third in a series on nutrition from RESULTS, focuses on the nutrition situation in Cambodia - a country with rapid economic growth but stagnant progress on reducing national levels of undernutrition. The report looks at the nutrition situation in Cambodia; considers the reasons that economic growth doesn't necessarily coincide with a reduction in undernutrition; then sets out some possible next steps and recommendations for various stakeholders engaged in public health work in Cambodia.

"You can't study if you're hungry" Report of Parliamentary Delegation to Tanzania

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In November 2013 Mark Williams MP and Cathy Jamieson MP visited nutrition and education programmes in Tanzania, accompanied by staff from RESULTS UK. The aim of the delegation was to assess how Tanzania is addressing major development challenges related to early childhood development including undernutrition and its impact on children’ s ability to learn.

Support Still Needed: Health Progress & Donor Assistance in Ethiopia

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This report is a short summary of the findings of the parliamentary delegation to Ethiopia in October 2015.

Improving Nutrition and Health for Adolescents

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Nutritional requirements increase in adolescence (10-19 years). These increases are vital to enable adolescents to reach their full physical, cognitive and development potential in adulthood. Good nutrition also contributes significantly to reducing...

Improving Nutrition and Health among Infants and Young Children

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Physical growth and brain development takes place most rapidly during childhood, particularly during the first two years of life. It is essential from birth that children are provided a diet which fully meets their nutritional requirements. Good...

Improving Nutrition and Health for Pregnant and Lactating Women

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Nutrition for women in pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and over the first two years of the child’s life is of utmost importance for the survival, health and development of mothers and their children . In pregnancy, requirements of energy, protein, and...

From Investment to Impact: Meeting DFID's 50 million commitment on nutrition

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In 2015, the UK government committed to improving the nutrition for 50 million individuals by 2020. Even though the 2017 general election led to a change in leadership, DFID are committed to reaching this target. So far, DFID have only been reporting the 'reach' of their nutrition-relevant...

The Malnourished Middle: Breaking the cycle of malnutrition in middle-income countries

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Around eight out of ten of the world's malnourished children live in middle-income countries (MICs). This report assesses the silent everyday emergency of malnutrition in 89 relatively non-fragile MICs, which is damaging the survival and potential of populations in these countries, and therefore...

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