Shrestha, Raman

Pre-earthquake national patterns of preschool child undernutrition and household food insecurity in Nepal in 2013 and 2014.

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Preschool undernutrition remains a burden in Nepal. This paper reports results of surveys in 2013 and 2014, examining patterns of child nutritional status across the country, associations with household food insecurity and antecedent comparative national data for subsequent evaluations of nutritional status following the earthquake in Nepal in 2015.

No Rice in the House: Risk Factors and Association with Nutritional Status of Nepalese 9-13 year olds

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The aim of the study is to examine the association between household characteristics and "rise insecurity" as a measure of food insecurity and to explore the relationship between rice insecurity and the nutritional status of children 9-13 years of age in a rural population in Sarlahi District of Nepal.

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Research Briefing #13: Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium

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The Nutrition Innovation Lab?s 2nd annual scientific symposium held in Kathmandu, Nepal on August 13-14, 2013 under the theme ?Science and Policy for Health, Agriculture and Economic Growth? facilitated the sharing of new research findings along the agriculture to nutrition pathway. Featuring 15 oral and 11 poster presentations, the two day meeting was attended by approximately 250 participants who represented researchers, field practitioners, government policymakers, donors (including the USAID mission) and 40 students from various Nepali institutions of higher education.