Measuring Governance: Developing a Novel Metric for Assessing Whether Policy Environments are Conducive for the Development and Implementation of Nutrition Interventions in Nepal
This poster proposes an index to measure nutrition governance.
Relationship of stunting and overweight in Egyptian children under five years of age: trends and associated risk factors
This poster discusses the double burden of stunting and overweight in Egyptian children using Egyptian DHS data. Presented at Experimental Biology, 2017.
Measuring Nutrition Governance in Nepal: A multi-year assessment of institutional and individual collaboration, capability, and commitment at sub-national levels in Nepal
This poster details evidence gathered from a multi-year assessment of institutional/ individual collaboration and commitment to nutrition governance at sub-national levels in Nepal.
Anemia in women of reproductive age, household food insecurity, food consumption and household food production practices in southwestern Bangladesh
This poster shows data from a longitudinal observation study taking place in Bangladesh, examining nutritional status. It was presented by Sabi Gurung at the 5th Annual Scientific Symposium in Nepal.
Determinants of anemia among women and children in Nepal and Pakistan: An analysis of recent national survey data
Anemia remains one of the most intractable public health challenges in South Asia. This paper analyzes individual-level and household-level determinants of anemia among children and women in Nepal and Pakistan.
Household food production is positively associated with dietary diversity and intake of nutrient-dense foods for older preschool children in poorer families: Results from a nationally-representative survey in Nepal
Nutrition-sensitive interventions supporting enhanced household food production have potential to improve child dietary quality. However, heterogeneity in market access may cause systematic differences in program effectiveness depending on household wealth and child age. Identifying these effect modifiers can help development agencies specify and target their interventions.
Global commitments to nutrition have supported calls for better evidence to support effective investments at national level. However, too little attention has so far been paid to the role of governance in achieving impacts. This article explores the ways by which the commitment and capabilities of policy implementers affect collaborative efforts for achieving nutrition goals.