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Zambian Health Officials Tap into Tanzania’s Experience with NACS Integration during Study Visit

12 March 2017

FANTA supported a visit to Tanzania in November 2016 by a delegation of Zambian national and district health officials to learn from Tanzania’s experience integrating nutrition assessment, counseling, and support (NACS) into its health care services. The four-day visit provided the Zambian officials with new ideas for strengthening NACS implementation and integration.

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Effectiveness of a Package of Interventions for Sustaining Nutritional Status among Children Recently Recovered from Moderate Acute Malnutrition

6 March 2017

The results from a FANTA study, conducted by partner Washington University in St. Louis, indicate that an additional package of basic health and nutrition services provided to children upon discharge from a supplementary feeding program for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) improves the likelihood that recovery from MAM will be sustained.

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Nutrition Costing and Advocacy in Guatemala

28 February 2017

Chronic malnutrition affects almost half of children under 5 in Guatemala, negatively affecting child health and educational attainment, and the country’s development. Greater investment in nutrition services will be imperative to achieve national development objectives. Advocacy briefs and a new Spanish-language video from FANTA and USAID/Guatemala raise awareness about the need for increased funding for nutrition.

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FANTA Co-Hosts Launch and Transfer of Maternal and Child Nutrition e-Learning Course to Guatemala Ministry of Health

22 February 2017

During a ceremony held at INCAP, FANTA and INCAP formally launched and transferred a new e-Learning course on maternal and child nutrition to the MOH’s e-learning platform. The online course trains health personnel in quality preventive nutrition services. Learn more

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