Keyword Archives: malnutrition
Great strides have been made over the last 20 years in the long-term management of HIV infection in developing countries, resulting in improved immune function, reduced mortality, and prolonged survival. However, underlying malnutrition continues to impede positive health outcomes, and HIV infection in turn worsens malnutrition. The Ethiopia Food by Prescription (FBP) program, implemented by Save the Children US (SC US), USAID/Ethiopia, and the Ethiopian Ministry of Health since 2010, provides therapeutic food along with nutritional assessment and counseling to malnourished HIV+ individuals. The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy was contracted by SC US to research the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of this intervention, in order to contribute much needed evidence to guide programming and policy, both in Ethiopia and worldwide.
By A. Borrel and H. Young. 2006. Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 9th edition., International Life Sciences Institute.
This report focuses on the management of disaster risks and vulnerabilities for a range of reasons. Due to the recurrent nature of crisis, Ethiopian livelihood systems have evolved to manage diverse disaster hazards, e.g. the migration patterns of pastoralists are designed to optimally manage the impact of drought on pasture and water resources; farmers seek to mitigate covariate risks through diversifying their cropping patterns; families strategically use family members to combine production with wage labor, etc. A focus on these household risk and vulnerability management strategies leads to more effective disaster preparedness, relief, recovery and prevention, and development, policies and interventions.
Outpatient care for severely malnourished children in emergency relief programmes — A retrospective cohort study
By S. Collins and K. Sadler. Lancet 2002; 360(9348):1824-1830
By Daniel Maxwell, Carol Levin, Margaret Armar-Klemesu, Marie Ruel, Saul Morris and Clement Ahia-deke. 2000. IFPRI Re-search Report 112. Washington: International Food Policy Research Institute.
By Daniel Maxwell (1998). Social Change (Special Issue: Participatory Pathways: Promise and Prospects) Vol. 28(2&3), pp. 67-77.
By Daniel Maxwell, Carol Levin, and Joanne Csete (1998). Food Policy Vol. 23(5), pp. 411-424.