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What works? interventions for maternal and child under nutrition and survival

BHUTTA, Zulfigar
et al
January 2008

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This article "reviews interventions that affect maternal and child undernutrition and nutrition-related outcomes. These interventions included promotion of breastfeeding; strategies to promote complementary feeding, with or without provision of food supplements; micronutrient interventions; general supportive strategies to improve family and community nutrition; and reduction of disease burden (promotion of handwashing and strategies to reduce the burden of malaria in pregnancy). (The authors) showed that although strategies for breastfeeding promotion have a large effect on survival, their effect on stunting is small"
The Lancet, Vol 371, Issue 9610

Sight and life

SIGHT AND LIFE
January 2003

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This is a CD-ROM version of the Sight and Life website, a task force established and financed by Roche to combat nutritional blindness. The CD-ROM (and website) include several books by Sight and Life in PDF format, including their manual and guidebook, as well as various materials on food fortification, a slide set, video, and downloadable Vitamin A intake calculator

Human vitamin and mineral requirements : report of a joint FAO/WHO expert consultation

NANTEL, Guy
et al
2001

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This report is intended to provide practical advice and recommendations which will constitute an authoritative source of information to those working in the areas of nutrition, agriculture, food production and distribution, and health. It will also form the basis for a new edition of the FAO/WHO Handbook on Human Nutritional Requirements. It provides recommended nutrient intakes for: vitamins A, C, D, E, and K; the B vitamins; calcium; iron; magnesium; zinc; selenium; and iodine

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