Complementary Food Hygiene: an Overlooked Opportunity in the WASH, Nutrition, and Health Sectors

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Sectors:
Health, Nutrition, WASH
Organization:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Author:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
January, 2015
Content Formats:
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The DFID-funded Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) Consortium released this policy brief in early 2015, aiming to narrow the evidence gap around the intersection of WASH and nutrition - especially in terms of complementary feeding. The document clearly identifies where more knowledge is needed for making practical recommendations, briefly summarizes case studies in Bangladesh, Nepal, and The Gambia, and ends with six recommendations which, while high-level, are intended to lead to prevention or control of diarrhea and malnutrition for vulnerable children.

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