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Principios de orientación de la alimentación de niños no amamantados entre los 6 y los 24 meses de edad
El presente documento contiene orientación para la alimentación de niños no amamantados después de los primeros seis meses de vida. La intención de estos Principios Orientadores es de servir de guía para las normas y las acciones programáticas a nivel mundial, nacional y comunitario. La publicación de la OPS Principios de Orientación Para la...
Published in 2007, by
Principios de orientación para la alimentación complementaria del niño amamantado
El grupo objetivo de las guías de este documento son los niños amamantados durante los primeros dos años de vida. Las guías descritas en este documento son el resultado de extensas discusiones llevadas a cabo en varias consultas técnicas y documentos sobre alimentación complementaria. Este documento no cubre recomendaciones específicas para la...
Published in 2003, by
Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No 19 - What Works? A Review of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Nutrition Interventions
This review takes the perspective of low-income Asia, because the study was commissioned by the Asian Development Bank to inform its policy dialogue with Asian governments. We believe the review will be useful for ADB and all development partners selecting nutrition interventions as stand-alone activities or components in integrated social development...
Published in 2001, by
SCN News No 15 - Effective Programmes in Africa for Improving Nutrition
This SCN News presents an overview of the Symposium 'Effective Programmes in Africa for Improving Nutrition, including Household Food Security' which was held at the SCN's 23rd Session in Accra, Ghana in February 1996.
Published in 1997, by
Tool Kit for Monitoring and Evaluating Breastfeeding Practices and Programs
The purpose of this toolkit is to provide program managers with practical methods to facilitate the monitoring and evaluation of breastfeeding practices and to help them assess breastfeeding programs and practices. Sample questionnaires are provided and illustrations given of the minimal questions required for various program purposes
Published in 1996, by
SCN News No 11 - Maternal and Child Nutrition
This SCN News focuses on maternal and child nutrition. Birthweight, child growth and adolescent growth - all needing good nutrition - determine nutritional status before and during pregnancy. Therefore, maternal nutrition influences foetal growth and birthweight, of this and future generations.
Published in 1994, by
Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No 12 - Nutritional Issues in Food Aid
In the past, critics of food aid have argued that it encourages dependency, both by undermining incentives to local food production as well as biasing tastes towards imported commodities. However, as we approach the mid-1990s, there is now a growing understanding that -- when managed appropriately - food aid can provide a positive boost to food security, at...
Published in 1993, by
SCN News No 09 - Focus on Micronutrients
Deficiencies in the intake or absorption of vitamin A, iron, and iodine have serious consequences for health and mental and physical function. The clinical manifestations of these nutritional deficiencies - such as xerophthalmia, anaemia, and goitre - have been identified as major problems with increasing public health significance. This issue of SCN News...
Published in 1993, by
SCN News No 10 - Nutrition and Food Aid; Nutrition and Human Rights
Although the idea that adequate nutrition should be regarded as a fundamental human right appears in many different contexts in international law - these are not binding in practice. Another focus of this SCN News is on Nutrition Transition: Large shifts in dietary composition are taking place in some lower income countries with important implications for...
Published in 1993, by
SCN News No 06 - Preventing Anaemia
The main topics of this SCN News are: Recommendations on the deficiency control methods - especially supplementation - from recent ACC/SCN workshop; Policies to Improve Nutrition - Review of recent experience, focusing on household food security, malnutrition/infection, and caring capacity; Weaning Foods - Fermentation reduces contamination; adding...
Published in 1990, by
Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No 05 - Malnutrition and Infection - A review
The combination of malnutrition and infection causes most of the preventable deaths in developing countries, certainly among young children. Malnutrition increases the risk and worsens the course of infectious disease; and infection leads to malnutrition. Thus we have used the expression “malnutrition-infection complex”. Good nutrition undoubtedly is a...
Published in 1989, by