Gurung, Sabi

Factors associated with mid-upper-arm circumference in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal

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This poster examines different factors associated with mid-upper-arm circumference (MUAC) in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal. Data was taken from a longitudinal observation birth cohort study. Presented at Experimental Biology in 2017.

Factors associated with anemia in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal

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This poster examines different factors associated with anemia in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal. Data comes from a longitudinal birth cohort study. Presented at Experimental Biology in 2017.

Factors associated with anemia in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal

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Anemia through pregnancy is highly correlated with poor birth outcomes, especially low birth weight (LBW). The Nepal DHS 2011 reports prevalence of anemia in pregnant women at 48%.

Factors associated with mid upper arm circumference in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal

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Rates of weight gain in pregnancy are associated with infant weight for age, length for age and weight for length and are predictive of postnatal growth at 6 months of age. The study examines factors linked with low mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) in pregnant women in Banke Nepal.

Measuring Nutrition Governance: An Analysis of Commitment, Capability, and Collaboration in Nepal

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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.

Research Brief #17: Perceptions and Practices Relating to Nutrition Among Decision-Makers at KISAN sites of Nepal

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This research brief presents preliminary findings from work in Nepal that explores how multi- sectoral programming explicitly linking agriculture with health and nutrition achieves impacts on the ground. Recognition that ?merely producing more food does not ensure food security or improved nutrition? (Herforth et al. 2012) begs questions about when, where and why does it, or does it not ensure food security or support improved nutrition?

Research Brief #16: Perceptions and Practices Relating to Nutrition Among Decision-Makers at Suaahara sites of Nepal

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This brief presents preliminary findings from work in Nepal that explores such issues, including the processes, impacts, constraints and innovations in multi-sectoral programming that explicitly links agriculture with health and nutrition. The focus in this brief is on a first round of data, collected in 2013 under USAID?s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition, aimed at assessing policymakers? and programming professionals? understanding of nutrition problems, challenges to multi-sector programming and potential solutions.

Research Brief #15: Governance of Nutrition Policies and Programming: Preliminary Findings from PoSHAN process research in Nepal

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This research brief presents preliminary findings from work in Nepal that explores how policy processes influence the implementation of nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive actions. At a time when the government?s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan (MSNP) is being rolled out, and new multi-dimensional nutrition programmes are scaling up, this study captures insights and experiences of stakeholders from central government to ward-level service providers.