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Cover for The politics of progress: the story of maternal mortality.

The history of measuring maternal mortality reflects eflects the evolution of two broader strategic priorities: maternal health (safe motherhood) and health information systems. Three main periods can be distinguished: mid-1980s to 2000, 2000-2010, and 2010 to the present day, which broadly...

Author(s)
Graham, W. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enhancing the performance of food-based strategies to improve micronutrient status and associated health outcomes in young children from poor-resource households in low-income countries: challenges and solutions.

Sustainable food-based micronutrient interventions are needed in poor-resource settings, where the prevalence of coexisting micronutrient deficiencies and infection is high, especially during childhood. Food-based interventions include fortification, dietary diversification and modification (DDM)...

Author(s)
Gibson, R. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The impact of school food standards on children's eating habits in England.

School food has been provided to pupils in England for many decades. From the mid-1970s, however, both the number of meals provided and the quality of the food declined. Legislation was introduced in 2001 to ensure that school catering services provided healthy options, but surveys of consumption...

Author(s)
Nelson, M.; Nicholas, J.; Haroun, D.; Harper, C.; Wood, L.; Storey, C.; Pearce, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Providing integrated pest management to multi-dwelling low-income housing.

Pest control in low-income housing, whether in private or publicly managed multi-dwelling structures has traditionally been at the low end of pest control service work in North America. Owing to the complexity of pest ecosystems in housing, this has resulted in chronic infestations of cockroaches,...

Author(s)
Bryks, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for School health, nutrition and education for all levelling the playing field.

This book contains 7 chapters. The following topics are discussed: case for school health and nutrition; challenges for child health and nutrition (infectious diseases and nutritional deficiencies); health, nutrition and access to education; long-term effects of preschool health and nutrition on...

Author(s)
Jukes, M. C. H.; Drake, L. J.; Bundy, D. A. P.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933111)
Type
Book
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Cover for Costs and benefits of school health and nutrition interventions.

This chapter focuses on the cost and benefits of school health and nutrition interventions. The cost-effectiveness of school health and nutrition programmes for improving children's health and education is discussed, as well as the global impact of school health and nutrition programmes.

Author(s)
Jukes, M. C. H.; Drake, L. J.; Bundy, D. A. P.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933111)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of advertising on food choice: the social context of advertising.

This chapter discusses the mechanisms of advertising practice and its social context, examining the evidence and claims for and against restrictions. Discussions on the ways by which advertising practice is monitored and controlled are also presented, including discussions on the implications of...

Author(s)
Caraher, M.; Landon, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter

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