Topics

Regional Overview on Maternal and Child Nutrition and Examples of Nutrition Governance and Policy Responses: Europe, Central Asia and Eastern Mediterranean Regions.

07:00 EST 19th November 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Regional Overview on Maternal and Child Nutrition and Examples of Nutrition Governance and Policy Responses: Europe, Central Asia and Eastern Mediterranean Regions."

The Eastern Mediterranean Regions and Europe and Central Asia Regions are facing an epidemiological and nutrition transition, especially among vulnerable groups including mothers, children and adolescents. This has led to a double burden of malnutrition (DBM). Poor infant and young child feeding (IYCF), poor dietary diversity, excessive consumption of energy dense unhealthy foods, a growing obesogenic environment for children, including aggressive marketing of unhealthy foods for children, and reduced physical activity are among the main causes. In addition, several countries in the region lack the nutrition governance capacity to respond effectively to the DBM. This article reviews the context and provides a set of conclusions in which countries are called to reduce the marketing of unhealthy foods for children, enforce the fortification of staple foods with micronutrients to reduce micronutrient deficiencies and improve IYCF, including breastfeeding in the region. Also, the call is strong for cross-border multi-sectoral efforts to address the DBM in these regions.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Annals of nutrition & metabolism
ISSN: 1421-9697
Pages: 135-138

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [9990 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Regional Overview on Maternal Nutrition and Examples of Health System Programme and Policy Responses: Asia and the Pacific.

The double burden of malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific is driving a renewed focus on maternal malnutrition.

Grandmothers as Change Agents: Developing a Culturally Appropriate Program to Improve Maternal and Child Nutrition in Sierra Leone.

Global recommendations on optimal maternal and child nutrition (MCN) practices are clear; however, there is limited literature ) exploring how roles of family members influence those practices and on ...

Maternal nutrition intervention and maternal complications in 4 districts of Bangladesh: A nested cross-sectional study.

Maternal morbidity is common in Bangladesh, where the maternal mortality rate has plateaued over the last 6 years. Maternal undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies contribute to morbidity, but f...

Summary: Nutrition Education in Child Care, Schools and Community Settings.

Nutrition for women and children-Are we doing the right things in the right way?

The Guest Editors for the PLOS Medicine Special Issue on Maternal and Child Health & Nutrition discuss the published research in the context of global priorities for women's and children's health.

Clinical Trials [6241 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Maternal Nutrition Interventions in Uttar Pradesh, India

Maternal nutrition has been a long-standing concern of health authorities globally and in India. Despite the availability of proven, affordable interventions, and progressive policies and ...

Engaging Fathers for Effective Child Nutrition and Development in Tanzania

This study aims to evaluate the independent and combined effectiveness of engaging both mothers and fathers in peer group sessions and integrating parenting and nutrition behavior change p...

Assessing the Feasibility of Integrating Maternal Nutrition Interventions Into an Existing MNCH Platform in Bangladesh

Inadequate maternal nutrition is likely to undermine the potential impact of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) improvements made in the Alive & Thrive (A&T) first phase because it is l...

Impact Evaluation of Agribusiness Support and Nutrition Services Projects in Upper Egypt

This project seeks to evaluate the impact of two USAID-funded projects that are implemented in rural Upper Egypt. The first project is the Feed the Future Egypt, Food-Security and Agribusi...

Integrating Nutrition Education & Household Food Production for Child Nutrition

In Ethiopia, a child-centered counseling approach is hypothesized to be more effective than the current nutrition and health education when investment on home-based food production is used...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.

Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.

The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES, as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease in animals.

The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).

Nutrition of a mother which affects the health of the FETUS and INFANT as well as herself.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Pediatrics
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...

Public Health
Alternative Medicine Cleft Palate Complementary & Alternative Medicine Congenital Diseases Dentistry Ear Nose & Throat Food Safety Geriatrics Healthcare Hearing Medical Devices MRSA Muscular Dyst...

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...


Searches Linking to this Article