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What can we learn from nutrition impact evaluations? [electronic resource] : lessons from a review of interventions to reduce child malnutrition in developing countries.

Publication:
Washington D.C. : World Bank, 2010.
Series:
Independent Evaluation Group Studies
Independent Evaluation Group Studies
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (294 p.)
Subjects:
Nutrition -- Developing countries.
Malnutrition in children.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
High levels of child malnutrition in developing countries contribute to mortality and have long-term consequences for children's cognitive development and earnings as adults. Recent impact evaluations show that many different interventions have had an impact on children's anthropometric outcomes (height, weight, and birth weight), but there is no simple answer to the question "What works?" to address the problem. Similar interventions have widely different results in different settings, owing to differences in local context, the causes and severity of malnutrition, and the capacity for program
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Findings from Recent Nutrition Impact Evaluations; Chapter 3: Evaluations of World Bank Nutrition Support; Chapter 4: Conclusions; Appendix A: The Impact Evaluations Reviewed; Appendix B: Impact Evaluations of Height, Height for Age, and Stunting; Appendix C: Impact Evaluations of Weight, Weight for Age, and Underweight; Appendix D: Impact Evaluations of Weight for Height and Wasting; Appendix E: Impact Evaluations of Birthweight and Low Birthweight
Appendix F: Impact Evaluation BasicsEndnotes; Bibliography; Back cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-88).
Contributor:
World Bank.
ISBN:
1-282-90620-8
9786612906206
0-8213-8407-4
OCLC:
811493130
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