New Indicator to Measure Women’s Dietary Diversity
Research on a locally produced ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) contributes to efforts to provide a sustainable option for treating severe acute malnutrition among people living with HIV in Vietnam.
FANTA provided technical assistance in Ashaiman Municipality in Ghana to conduct a coverage survey to learn why community members were not accessing services for their children with severe acute malnutrition. See how the coverage survey findings and recommendations empowered the municipal health management team to take action and identify nearly 90 new cases of severe acute malnutrition.
Preventing Child Deaths through Optimal Breastfeeding and Advocacy
Nutrition advocacy plays a vital role in moving toward greater political and social commitment within a country to reduce infant and child malnutrition. We’ve recently updated PROFILES, an advocacy tool, to estimate mortality risks for children under 2 as a result of suboptimal breastfeeding practices.