Nutrition: The Case for Support

Briefs
Sectors:
Nutrition
Organization:
UNICEF
Author:
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
September, 2015
Content Formats:
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UNICEF makes the case for investing in nutrition, and explains that interventions to reduce stunting are among the best available in development work in terms of cost-benefit. While explaining the main nutrition-specific as well as nutrition-sensitive interventions (see especially pages 6 and 7 for concise lists of key interventions), UNICEF also highlights its comparative advantage in nutrition work, in terms of country presence, programming, technical capacity, and strategy, policy, and program harmonization. The brief ends with a list of current UNICEF targets, including breastfeeding, IYCF counseling, salt iodization, early childhood stimulation, and other areas.​

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