United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Nutrition in Nepal A National Development Priority THE WORLD BANK
PDF File Size: 2.57 MB | Download   
Nepal has a very high rate of child malnutrition: half (49%) of children under five are stunted and one third (39%) are underweight. Maternal undernutrition is also a significant problem in Nepal: One in
four (24%) women of reproductive age has chronic energy deficiency (Body Mass Index <18.5).
Women and children also suffer from some of the world’s highest levels of vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Improving nutrition contributes to productivity, economic development, and poverty reduction by improving physical work capacity, cognitive development, school performance, and health by reducing disease and mortality. The economic costs of malnutrition are very high – an estimated 2-3 % of GDP (US$ 250 to 375 million) is lost every year in Nepal on account of vitamin and mineral deficiencies alone.Scaling-up key interventions to address these deficiencies will cost a small fraction of that amount.

#DIABETES #BRAINDEVELOPMENT #PREGNANCY #SURVEY #HYGIENE #AWARENESS #MDGs
Publisher:
WORLD BANK ,   (2006 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
NUTRITION, MALNUTRITION, HEALTH, FOOD, CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH, WATER, SANITATION, IODINE, VITAMINS, DEVELOPMENT, CHILDREN, CHILD MORTALITY, INFANTS, WOMEN, PREGNANT WOMEN, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, POVERTY, DISEASES, HIV/AIDS, ANAEMIA, MORTALITY, HUNGER, EDUCATION, GENDER EQUALITY, HOUSEHOLDS, ENVIRONMENT, TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNANCE
Thematic Group:
 WB : World Bank
Thesaurus:
10.01.00  -  Food And Nutrition
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
728  times viewed
348  times downloaded.
Feeder: PRABIGYA MANANDHAR , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Joint Press Release of FAO Representation and WHO Country Office for Nepal ( 17 November 2014 )
Child And Maternal Nutrition
Health And Nutrition - The Nepal Multiple Indicator Surveillance (First Cycle : January to March 1995)
Nepal Multiple Indicator Survey (NMICS) 2014
Mother and Child Health Care Programme-A Joint Review of the MCHC programme by MoHP, MoE and WFP
GENDER EQUALITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR FOOD-AND NUTRITION- SECURITY IN NEPAL RESEARCH REPORT
WFP Nepal Country Brief
UNICEF Annual Report 2013 - Nepal
Emergency Nutrition Contingency Planning: IASC Nutrition Cluster Meeting Hotel Summit (13 April 2011)
Report of the Regional Review of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Five Districts of the Mid- and Far Western Development Regions
High-Level Delegation From the EU Parliament Visits UNICEF- Supported Programmes in Nepal
Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 To 2015 - Estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group And The United Nations Population Division
(no file) National Vitamin a Program on Iodized Salt use of Iron Tablets During Pregnancy De-Worming of Children (1 T O 5 Years of age)
Nepal’s Every Newborn Action Plan Government of Nepal Ministry of Health 2016
2011-Demographic and Health Survey Nepal
WFP Nepal Country Brief
2014 Annual Results Report: Nutrition
Nepal Nutrition Cluster Bulletin (August 2015)
Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2013 - Estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division
Nepal Political Economy Analysis Briefing Note : Factors That Shape The Prioritization And Allocation Of Resources For Reproductive, Maternal And Newbron Health
World Health Statistics 2015 - World Health Statistics indicators
Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health
Help Support Vitamin "A" distribution! Help Save Children's Lives!
Documenting the process of developing the Nepal Multi-sector Nutrition Plan and identifying its strengths and weaknesses Report of a research project
Nutrition Handbook for Community Mobilisers
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kaski District
Golden 1000 Days
Nutrition Surveillance Reports Health Assessment Programme: Issue No.2, (January–December 2011)
Nutrition Surveillance Reports Health Assessment Programme: Issue No.3, (January–December 2012)
NEPAL VERSION 1 Flood | August 2017 Date released: 21 August 2017
WFP Nepal Earthquake Situation Report #14 (24 June 2015)
UNICEF in Nepal Country Programme 2008-2010
United Nations Cental Emergency Response Fund Allocates US$5 Million to Nepal
Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010 Mid- and Far Western Regions Final Report
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kavrepalanchowk District
Decentralize Planning for the Child Programme; Achham Districts Development Committee Nepal: Baseline Survey Report
UNICEF Annual Report 2012 for Nepal, ROSA
Integrated Health Strategies Can Save Children’s Lives, says UNICEF Flagship, State of the World’s Children Report 2008
World Health Statistics 2013
नेपाल बहुसूचक सर्वेक्षण (NMICS) २०१४ पे्स विज्ञप्ति
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Impact of Nutrition Education and Mega-dose Vitamin A Supplementation on the Health of Children in Nepal
Decentralised Planning for the Child Programme-Baseline Survey Report of Six Districts
Unlocking future potential with nutrition
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Board Second Regular Session 2017 12-15 September 2017 Comments by the United States UNICEF Draft Country Programme Document, Nepal, 2018-2022
Baseline Survey Report: Parsa District: Decentralized Planning For The Children Programme (June 1999)
UNICEF in Nepal (2008 - 2010)
Child Nutrition Bulletin, Issue No. 1 ( April‐June 2010 )
Joint statement on untargeted distribution of infant formula and breast milk substitutes in emergencies
Nepal Malnutrition Maps
Nutrition: Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief (July 2015)
Nutrition : Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief ( June 2015 )
Nutrition Surveillance Reports Health Assessment Programme: Issue No.1, (January–June 2011)
Regional Workshop on National Nutrition Surveillance (30 November–2 December 2009)
Nepal
Evaluation Of Community Management Of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM): Nepal Country Case Study
WFP’S Nepal Earthquake Response
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Tolerance of Young Infants to a Single, Large Dose of Vitamin A: a Randomized Community Trial in Nepal
Nepal Demographic And Health Survey - 2006
Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011
UNICEF Annual Report 2014
South Asia Carries Bulk of Maternal and Child Under-Nutrition, says UNICEF
Overview of Situation of Children and Women in Nepal: The Life Cycle
Planning for the Child-Baseline Survey Report of Chitwan District-Decentralized Planning for the Children Programme
Evaluation Reports: Summary Report Of The Strategic Evaluation Of WFP'S Role In Ending Long-Term Hunger
Summary Terms Of Reference: JOINT Strategic Evaluation Of Renewed Effort Against Child Hunger And Under-Nutrition (REACH)
Nepal: Maternal and Perinatal Health Profile
Fact Sheet April 2016
Trends and Determinants of Maternal and Child Nutrition in Nepal Further Analysis of the Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys, 1996-2011 Kathmandu, Nepal August 2013
National Micro-nutrient status Survey Report 2016
Nutrition: Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief (August 2015)
Multi-sector Nutrition Plan For Accelerated Reduction of Maternal and Child Under-nutrition in Nepal 2013-2017 Government of Nepal National Planning Commission 2012
Food Consumption Score Nutritional Analysis (FCS-N) Guidelines
UNICEF Regional Office For South Asia (ROSA) : Regional Analysis Report 2014
Adding it up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014
UNICEF Nepal Working Paper Series: LOST LIVES, LOST FUTURES : The Indirect Cost of Infant Mortality in Nepal
Press Release Of FAO Representation In Nepal (15 June, 2015)
Baseline Survey Summary Report Of Seven Districts: Decentralized Planning For The Child Programme (September 1999)
Health Related Quality Of Life Of Women Suffering From Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Before And 9 To 11 Months After Surgical Interventions
Summary Table Of Key Indicators: Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010 Mid- and Far Western Regions, Nepal
नेपाल बहुसुचक सर्वेक्षण (NMICS) २०१४ प्रेस विज्ञप्ति काठमाडौ, २०७२ फागुन १३
Maternal Mortality
Emergency and Humanitarian Action, WHO Nepal Nepal Floods and Landslides Health Update
Nepal Agricultural Policy And Strategies For Poverty Alleviation And Food Security
Nepal Agricultural Policy and Strategies for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security
HEALTH IN THE SDGs ERA
Starting Bachelor in Midwifery program is a milestone: UNFPA
Benefits of Nepal’s Child Grant for Current and Future Generations(November 2016)
2012 UNICEF Humanitarian Action For Children
Many Faiths Different Contexts: Experiences with Faith-Based Organisations in the Asia and Pacific Region
A Nutrition Survey in Nepal - Assignment Report (WHO Project: SEARO 0097)
Nepal a World Leader in Boosting Child Survival, Despite Conflict: UNICEF
UNICEF Annual Report for Nepal
Tathali health post
One Wash 2014 Annual Report
Agricultural Policy And Strategies For Poverty Alleviation And Food Security-NEPAL
Accelerating Progress Towards The Health-Related Millennium Development Goals
Nepal Earthquake 2015: UNICEF Nepal C4D Response
WFP Nepal Country Brief
Evaluation of the MISP for Reproductive Health Services in Post-earthquake Nepal UNFPA
Nepal Micro Nutrient Status Survey 1998
100 result(s) found.