This report comes at a critical moment. 2021 will be a Nutrition for Growth ‘year of action’. It will offer multiple opportunities for governments, donors, the United Nations (UN) and other multilateral agencies, NGOs and businesses and leaders around the world to build momentum, make sure nutrition is high on political agendas and make the commitments urgently needed to end malnutrition for all.
This guidance translates research findings into practical recommendations for interventions that effectively engage family members in the care and feeding of children.
SHOPS Plus collected data from hundreds of women in rural Nepal to pinpoint barriers to healthy behavior adoption.
Communication plays a powerful role in addressing behavioral barriers and shaping demand for health products and services. Uptake of short-acting methods of contraception and combined use of ORS and zinc to manage child diarrhea remains low in India.
Social marketing as a public health intervention has existed for several decades and is familiar to donors and governments in many countries. In some cases, it may be necessary to advocate for the intervention when its benefits and potential health impact are not well understood by local stakeholders.
This report presents key findings from the implementation of the GSMA mNutrition Initiative, including service design lessons, and presents nutrition behavior change outcomes achieved throughout the program. This implementation took place in eight countries: Malawi, Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, Uganda, and Mozambique.
Adavancing Nutrition is USAID's flagship multi-sectoral nutrition project.
It has three primary goals:
- Scale up high-impact nutrition interventions and services
- Strengthen country commitment and capacity for multi-sectoral nutrition programming
- Generate evidence and facilitate learning and innovation for improved nutrition
MULTI-SBC provides easy access to relevant tools for integrating social and behavior change (SBC) with existing family planning programs and with fields related to family planning. MULTI-SBC is the starting point for family planning practitioners looking to integrate their programs with new sectors or sectors that they may not be familiar with.
This library includes resources from SPRING's work to help social and behavior change (SBC) practitioners design, implement, and monitor effective SBC interventions for nutrition.