USAID released its 2015 Report to Congress: USAID Health-Related Research and Development Progress Report, which includes an update on nutrition research aimed at preventing malnutrition, particularly in the 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child’s second birthday. The report features updates on several FANTA initiatives, including:
- A study on the effectiveness of lipid-based nutrient supplements in Bangladesh
- A study on the feasibility of recommendations to improve diet diversity using local foods in Guatemala
- A review on using standardized mid-upper arm circumference cutoffs as indicators of acute malnutrition for adolescents and adults
Read the report to learn more.