A new Transform publication is out now in Global Health: Science and Practice Journal Predictors of Essential Health and Nutrition Service Delivery in Bihar, India: Results From Household and Frontline Worker Surveys. Frontline workers are integral to delivering nutrition services to communities in developing countries. The study analyzed frontline health worker performance, and found that a combination of choices of services and incentives are crucial motivators for effective delivery of these services at the community level.
How to choose the best interventions and delivery strategies to scale up nutrition?
A new publication will soon be published ‘Scaling up impact on nutrition: What will it take and how will we get there?’ Written by Stuart Gillespie, Purnima Menon and Andrew L. Kennedy. Read the abstract here.. [Read more…]
The Guardian reports that Professor Susan Horton from University of Waterloo and professor John Hoddinott, from Cornell and Transform Nutrition Research Director have written a cost-benefit analysis of nutrition interventions aimed at reducing stunting; they conclude every dollar spent on nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life can give a saving of an average $45 (£28) and in some cases as much as $166.
A paper is out now in the The FASEB Journal Education and work incentives for frontline workers and household socioeconomic status influence delivery of health and nutrition interventions in Bihar, India
Transform Nutrition CEO Stuart Gillespie blogs in The Guardian about the momentum created for nutrition in 2013 and why nutrition projects have the potential to improve the lives of vast numbers of children, as long as we learn from past successes and failures.