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Resources for agriculture project designers

The most nutritionally vulnerable populations, particularly women and children, should benefit from efforts to improve agriculture. Yet their nutritional needs often have low priority for agricultural projects focused on increasing crop production and incomes. Closer […]

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Strengthening community nutrition programming

Tools for reaching caregivers, households, and communities IYCN created a collection of tools and resources for use by community-based nutrition programs. The collection includes literature reviews, social and behavior change communication resources for reaching a […]

Altrena Mukuria at the congressional briefing on May 25, 2010.

Educating US policymakers on maternal and child health

May 2010 The Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project’s Altrena Mukuria educated lawmakers, policymakers, and global health colleagues on the role of health systems strengthening in reducing maternal and child mortality and morbidity in […]

Sweet potato holds promise for reducing malnutrition

PATH is working with the International Potato Center (CIP) and other partners in Kenya to explore how linking agricultural and health services could increase the consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potato and improve nutrition in sub-Saharan […]

Promising new research on HAART during breastfeeding

September 2009 New research on extending antiretroviral (ARV) prophylaxis through six months of breastfeeding shows great promise for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. In July, researchers announced findings from three highly anticipated randomized, […]

Innovative community-based approaches from our partners

Community-based approaches are an important part of a comprehensive program to improve infant feeding and nutrition. A wide range of partners are implementing innovative community-based strategies that are linking communities with vital health care services […]

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IYCN supports World Breastfeeding Week 2009

The theme for this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, August 1–7, 2009, is Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response. Are you ready? The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action’s (WABA) annual campaign will highlight the vital role of […]

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