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Insight: Why stunting matters
This technical brief discusses the negative effects of stunting and the steps we can take to prevent them. It is the second in a series of technical briefs that address the continuum of care for good infant and young child feeding, from initiation of early and exclusive breastfeeding through complementary feeding in later infancy and the second year of life....
Published in 2010, by
Older People in Disasters and Humanitarian Crises: Guidelines for Best Practice
Guidelines for best practice aimed at helping relief agencies meet the special needs of older people in emergencies. General guidelines based on wide-ranging new research from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas and many years' global disaster experience.
Published in 2007, by
Addressing the Nutritional Needs of Older People in Emergency Situations in Africa: Ideas for Action
Report bringing together some of the key issues affecting the nutrition of older people in emergencies and offers some suggestions for ways in which the rights and needs of older people can be more effectively addressed. The report is divided into six main sections that seek to provide an overview of the main nutritional issues facing older people in...
Published in 2001, by
SCN News No 22 - Nutrition Goals and Targets
This issue of SCN News is devoted to nutrition goals and targets. This topic is both timely and important because two major upcoming international meetings will review achievements towards nutrition goals set in the 90s. These are the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Children in September which marks the tenth anniversary of the...
Published in 2001, by
Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle
The Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation is part of a series of ACC/SCN reports initiated in the mid-1980s on the nutritional status of populations in developing countries. While earlier reports have focused on regional trends in preschool undernutrition, this report is built around the theme nutrition throughout the life cycle. This change was...
Published in 2000, by
SCN News No 19 - Nutrition and Healthy Ageing
It is projected that in 20 years there will be twice as many older people in the world, and 70% will live in developing countries. A radical change in our perception is needed: older people are not "burdens" or "problems" needing charity, but rather carers of children, advisers, teachers, guardians of culture, and volunteers for numerous community projects....
Published in 1999, by