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Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of the Preventing Malnutrition in Children under 2 Approach

29 August 2018

New technical brief describes research design and findings of two FANTA studies on the Preventing Malnutrition in Children under 2 Approach (PM2A) in Burundi and Guatemala.

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The 'C' in NACS: FANTA’s Experience Improving Counseling in the Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) Approach

22 August 2018

Read the new technical brief on the importance of counseling in the nutrition assessment, counseling, and support (NACS) approach.

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Côte d’Ivoire Nutrition Training Materials for People Living with HIV

20 August 2018

New FANTA-developed French-language nutrition training materials focused on people living with HIV in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Nutrition Research Roundtable Meeting

17 August 2018

New report summarizes deliberations at the FANTA-led Nutrition Research Roundtable meeting on prevention of malnutrition in first 1,000 days.

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Mozambique Growth Charts and Tables for Children and Adolescents

12 August 2018

FANTA creates anthropometric reference booklets for health care providers working with children and adolescents in Mozambique.

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Côte d’Ivoire Success Story: How Community-Clinic Linkages Are Improving the Healthcare of People Living with HIV

7 August 2018

A new success story describes how a FANTA-developed community-clinic linkages model is improving nutrition and health of people living with HIV in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Mozambique’s Nutrition Counseling Materials for People Living with HIV and/or Tuberculosis

26 July 2018

FANTA worked with Mozambique’s Ministry of Health to develop nutrition counseling materials for health workers providing care to people living with HIV and/or tuberculosis.

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Ensuring Attainment of Required Survey Sample Size of Children under 5 Years of Age through the Projection of the Appropriate Number of Households to Randomly Sample

19 July 2018

Read about a new approach to projecting the required number of households to randomly sample to ensure the required sample size of children under 5 years.

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Côte d'Ivoire Nutrition Training Modules

16 July 2018

This set of French-language training materials was created for the Côte d'Ivoire Ministry of Health to train facility-based health workers treating people with malnutrition. Eight modules cover topics from diagnoses and treatment of malnutrition, to nutrition for people living with HIV and monitoring and evaluation of nutrition services.

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Anthropometry Pocket References for Children and Adolescents

13 July 2018

FANTA’s updated anthropometry pocket references for children and adolescents provide a quick summary of common definitions, cutoffs, and classifications.



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