Nutrition

Birth defects surveillance: atlas and manual

07 July 2014 -- The manual is a collaborative effort between WHO, the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research (ICBDSR). The Atlas of selected congenital anomalies is a companion tool to the manual for programme managers.
When used in conjunction with the manual, the atlas can help the reader to identify an initial list of congenital anomalies to consider for monitoring; describe the tools needed to define and code identified cases and to define specific congenital anomalies under surveillance.

Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition

20 May 2014 -- This action plan illustrates a series of priority actions that should be jointly implemented by Member States and international partners to achieve, by the year 2025, six global nutrition targets.

Childhood stunting: challenges and opportunities report

19 March 2014 -- Report of a Promoting Healthy Growth and Preventing Childhood Stunting colloquium, 14 October 2013, WHO Geneva.

The five-hour colloquium was divided into three presentation sessions and a roundtable, each including a Question and Answer segment that allowed interaction between the audience (global and local) and the speakers.

Highlights


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