Deteriorating complementary feeding practices and dietary quality in Jordan: Trends and challenges

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Quality complementary feeding (CF) of infants and young children is key to their growth and development. But in Jordan, providing appropriate CF remains a challenge. This study assesses trends in infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices, and consumption by infants and young children aged 6–23 months of breast milk substitutes (BMSs), sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), and micronutrient-rich foods in Jordan from 1990 to 2017.

Baseline Summary Report 1st Annual Survey 2021: Comprehensive Evaluation of the Community Health and Nutrition (CHN) Program

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A baseline (Panel 1) survey, part of a prospective cross-sectional evaluation, was conducted between September-November 2021, to capture data and information in establishing the prevailing situation in the three CHN-targeted governorates of Amman, Karak, and Zarqa on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition, and the status of PLW and service providers (SP). Two separate quantitative surveys were implemented.