Maternal, infant, and young child nutrition

Job Aids and Tools

Section of the poster depicting nutritious plants

SPRING/Bangladesh is collaborating with the Government of Bangladesh to improve maternal, infant, and young child nutrition in Bangladesh. This poster provides practical examples of...

Events

Screenshot of part of a presentation by Kenneth H. Brown

SPRING is pleased to have participated in the 20th International Congress of Nutrition (ICN), held from September 15-20, 2013, in Granada, Spain. The goal of the Congress was to join...

A2Z Resources

National Nutrition Program: Village Volunteer Nutrition Job Aid How to Help Mothers and Young Children Stay Healthy

This job aid, developed for village volunteers, includes information on a variety of nutrition practices for mothers and young children.

National Nutrition Program: Village Volunteer Micro-nutrient Module

This job aid, developed for village volunteers, includes information on a variety of nutrition practices for mothers and young children.

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Resource Review Summaries

FANTA’s legacy report highlights six years of technical assistance in Guatemala aiming to raise awareness of the need to invest in evidence-based nutrition services; strengthen...

In this blog, Johanna Wong, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, shares research findings from Timor-Leste about the promoters and inhibitors of animal source food consumption in...

Nutrition-sensitive interventions to improve overall diet quality are increasingly needed to improve maternal and child health. This study demonstrates feasibility of a structured process...

CORE Group will host the Spring 2017 Global Health Practitioner Conference, Integrated Approaches: The Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Key to Community Health, on April 20 – 21, 2017 in...

Approaches that improve women’s engagement in livestock value chains and their impact on women’s empowerment and maternal and child nutrition (MCN) can be powerful in improving women’s and...

The agriculture sector has a significant role to play in improving the nutritional status of women and children. Strengthening the link between agriculture and nutrition is critical to...

This study examines the feasibility of delivering maternal, infant, and young child nutrition behavior change communication through an innovative agricultural extension program serving...

In response to persistently poor maternal, newborn and child health indicators in low income countries, governments, non-governmental organizations and international donors have intensified...

Reducing stunting in South Asia requires the coordination of nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific interventions, especially measures that lead to improved nutritional status for...

In his new book, journalist Roger Thurow tells stories of mothers and babies worldwide to explore the effort to end childhood malnutrition. Thurow highlights the importance of proper...

Strong leadership has been identified as a common element of success within countries that have made rapid progress in tackling child and maternal undernutrition. This study of 89...

After reviewing 42 evaluations of agricultural interventions for improved maternal and child nutrition, the authors of this article identify three intervention typologies – enhancement,...

The 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, bringing together World Health Organization Member States to focus on key milestones for nutrition toward achieving the...

This overview from the Maternal and Young Child Nutrition Security Initiative in Asia outlines linkages between nutrition and a variety of development sectors. The brief re-examines the...