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This tiny boy is one of the more than 30,000 children under two years old affected by severe acute malnutrition in Mauritania and admitted for treatment this year. Bringing a child back from severe acute malnutrition requires care and skill.

Nutrition annual results report, 2014
This report provides an overview of the results achieved in Nutrition based on the first year of UNICEF’s 2014-2017 Strategic Plan. In 2014, UNICEF’s Nutrition Sector continued to be a leader in the scale-up of high-impact nutrition interventions, supporting countries in ensuring the equitable improvement of maternal, infant and child nutrition, with particular focus on the critical 1,000-day window covering a woman’s pregnancy through the first two years of a child’s life.

Improving Child Nutrition: The achievable imperative for global progress, 2013
Stunting traps children in a vicious cycle of poverty and undernutrition. Yet, key interventions when delivered during a critical 1,000-day window – during the mother’s pregnancy and before a child turns 2 ‒ can lead to a reduced prevalence of stunting. This report showcases new developments in nutrition programmes and analyses progress towards reducing undernutrition. It also includes case studies from countries where nutrition has been improved at scale.

Levels and trends in child malnutrition – joint malnutrition estimates, 2015
In September 2015, UNICEF, WHO and World Bank Group released updated joint child malnutrition estimates for the 1990 to 2014 period, which represent the most recent global and regional figures after adding 62 new surveys from 57 countries to the joint dataset. This key findings report summarizes the new numbers, main messages and identifies some minor changes in methodology.

UNICEF Global NutriDash Report, 2014
NutriDash is a portal to nutrition data at the global level. This report provides an overview of data collected on the reach and quality of nutrition programmes during the pilot year.

Breastfeeding on the worldwide agenda: Findings from a landscape analysis on political commitment for programmes to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
This report discusses key findings of a landscape analysis conducted to assess the political commitment and priority for breastfeeding interventions globally and in selected countries.

Programming guide on infant and young child feeding, 2012
This document contains detailed programme guidance on breastfeeding, complementary feeding, and infant feeding in the context of HIV and emergencies. It may be used by a broad range of partners involved in IYCF programming.

UNICEF Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition Programme Guide, 2015
This document provides practical guidance for establishing and continuing scale up of the community-based management of severe acute malnutrition at country level.


 

 

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