Pregnancy carries more health risks for adolescent girls and their infants in Bangladesh than for older mothers, even when prenatal care and other services are provided.
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Interpersonal counseling and other targeted efforts boost breastfeeding and childhood nutrition—and can be applied most anywhere, IFPRI research shows.
How to scale up a successful nutrition communications and education program.
An IFPRI program finds that distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant women is an inexpensive way to prevent malaria.
IFPRI research shows that maternal mental health problems, including depression, can harm child nutrition and health—and that helping mothers in this regard helps children.
Together, IFPRI and the Gates Foundation have leveraged nutritional research to improve public health around the world.
Research suggests living in close proximity to chickens may make children more prone to health problems. But water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) recommendations focus almost exclusively on human feces.
A sea change in corporate attitudes is necessary to get food companies to invest.
Targeted taxes on carbon-intensive foods such as beef can help combat climate change while improving public health.
A new Science study shows providing free vouchers for water treatments to the poor screens out those who won't use them without deterring those who do.