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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...

A Global Leader: The UK's role in ending malnutrition

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Malnutrition is caused by having key nutrients missing from your diet. It is responsible for more ill health than any other cause. Malnutrition prevents vaccines from working and devastates immune systems. This can cause death, lifelong serious illness and dramatically hinders the ability for...

Nutrition: The key to unlocking UK aid's impact

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In 2018, 5.3 million children under the age of five died, with undernutrition being the a key cause in nearly half those deaths. At the same time, low- and middle-income countries are wintessing a rise in child overweight and obesity. One in three children globally suffers from one or more forms...

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