Notes from the field: A Day at the assessment centre
Globally, 149.2 million under-five children suffer from stunting (UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Group Joint Malnutrition). Stunting affects a child’s capacity to think clearly, do well in school and work well as an…Read More
Notes from the field: Community-centric approach to interviewing local retailers
Over the past year, I have had the fortune of travelling to Hyderabad multiple times to work on various components of the Action Against Stunting Hub’s ‘Food Systems’ theme with…Read More
Zero Hunger by Shareefa Energy A mother rocks her child He sobs into her arms Hunger pangs Stomach pains Cupboards empty No goat stood outside for milk Waiting…Read More
Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence?
Diets are not only about nutrition. Multiple factors influence what an individual eats, including their food environment. The physical presence of food around an individual defines their food environment. It…Read More
The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research
The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research Stunting a significant public health problem worldwide, affects over 144 million children under five. In 2015, WHO’s World…Read More
Stunted for life?
Overview of the scientific debate regarding catch-up growth and WASH practicesRead More
The indirect impacts of Covid-19: an additional 253,500 child and maternal deaths?
The outbreak of Covid-19 is likely to have huge indirect effects due to health care disruptions, and increase the number of child and maternal deaths. A comment on Dr Roberton paper.Read More
World Water Day: Researching the links between WASH and stunting
Universal, affordable and sustainable access to WASH, is the essence of Sustainable Development Goal 6. But around 2.2. billion people – one in three – still live without safe water. How does WASH impact on stunting around the world?Read More