Subject: Maternal and child health > Nutrition
- Update: Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Rwanda
The purpose of this document is to provide an update on the "Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Rwanda" study conducted by UNICEF and partners in Rwanda in 2005. The document discusses the results of the Rwanda study in light of more recent research and program findings and includes the new WHO guidelines on HIV and infant feeding, which were published in October 2006. The study was published in French as "Evaluation des pratiques d'alimentation des nourrissons et des jeunes enfants dans le contexte du VIH/SIDA au Rwanda."
Author: Thiaru L
Publication date: 2007
- Where the Standard Makes the Difference in the Real World of Malnutrition: Analysis of 10 Countries With DHS Data
This report presents findings from ten Demographic and Health Surveys to compare the prevalence of stunting, wasting, underweight, and overweight in children under 5 years by two international standards: the 1977 International Growth Reference and the 2006 Child Growth Standards. The findings have implications for evaluating children’s nutritional status and for analyzing trends.
Author: Kothari M, Rutstein S, Sangha J
Publication date: September 2009