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SPHI Brief 34: Quality Diets for Better Health (QDBH)

Locally adapted Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato varieties, nutrition education and infant feeding tools are tested to address malnutrition in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR), Ethiopia. This year baseline studies and formative research were completed and the first 26 Healthy Living Clubs set up and activities implemented with 1,117 participants.
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SPHI Brief 22: Ugandan School Children Contributing to the Health of their Nation

In Uganda, between June 2015 and July 2018, the International Potato Center (CIP) worked with the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) in the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) to develop four supplementary readers with orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes as a major theme for primary school children. These were introduced successfully into …
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Presentation 23: Nutrition and Health: Strategies for eliminating Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in Tanzania

This presentation’s main focus is on Tanzania’s Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and strategies for successful elimination. The promotion of the production and consumption of β-carotene-rich food is a sustainable approach to combat vitamin A deficiency. In this presentation it is portrayed as the strategy which will complement other vitamin A …
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