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  • Practice Area
    Good nutrition is a cornerstone of well-being, particularly in the first 24 months of life.
  • Published research
    Non-communicable diseases, food and nutrition in Vietnam from 1975 to 2015: The burden and national response
    This review shows that noncommunicable diseases, their risk factors and unhealthy lifestyles are emerging problems in Vietnam. The authors suggest that although policies for prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases were available, their implementation needs to be combined with strengthened law enforcement and increased program coverage.
  • Published research
    Overweight and obesity in local media: An analysis of media coverage in CDC-funded communities
    Earned media can be part of addressing overweight and obesity by emphasizing prevention and both environmental and individual causes and solutions. This paper examines almost 3,000 news stories related to overweight and obesity in newspaper and television channels in multiple locations across the United States. The authors suggest future research could explore if public perception or news coverage on overweight and obesity changes.
  • Publication
    This brochure describes FHI 360’s programs and research to improve the health and well-being of newborns, children and women across a continuum of care, from birth through adolescence and into adulthood.
  • Feature
    To improve the health of pregnant women and children under 2 in Bangladesh, SHIKHA scaled up behavior change communication activities in maternal nutrition and infant and young child feeding.
  • Feature
    Patricia Matuku learned to plant millet, a nutritious, drought-resistant crop, through classes supported by the Nutrition and Health Program Plus (NHPplus) project.
  • Feature
    The Uganda Nutrition Fellowship program helps transition nutrition graduates to the workplace through placements with host organizations, where graduates receive a mix of work experience, professional development and mentorship.
  • Video
    FANTA’s Uganda Nutrition Fellowship (UNF) program placed recent graduates in nutrition with host organizations to receive a unique mix of work experience, professional development and mentorship.
  • Event
    The Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) is hosting its Knowledge Sharing and Dissemination Event on September 6 to share key information from this multi-sectoral project.
  • External Article
    The Alive & Thrive project, FHI 360’s global initiative that is improving breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices, received additional funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Part of these funds will allow Alive & Thrive to increase its maternal, infant and young child nutrition programs in Bangladesh. Karin Lapping, Alive & Thrive Global Project Director, stated, “This investment will generate a wealth of knowledge and tools that can be adapted in settings around the world to improve nutrition practices at scale.”