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IFPRI’s Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division (PHND) – New Delhi aims to hire 2 Senior Research Assistants/Research Analysts (RA) to work on multiple projects related to nutrition, gender and agriculture! If that wasn’t enough to grab the attention of budding researchers, here’s why a position with IFPRI- PHND is a great opportunity for you: The >> Read more

Why India Must Confront Its Nutrition Problems Now

Source: IFPRI Blog. Five years have passed since the World Health Assembly endorsed a set of six global nutrition targets to be achieved by 2025 in order to improve maternal, infant and young child nutrition across the world. The six targets are: 40 percent reduction in prevalence of childhood stunting, 50 percent reduction in anemia >> Read more

New Set of Implementation Notes on Improving Complementary Feeding in India

In May 2015, POSHAN, together with Alive & Thrive requested a call for abstracts on examples of promising programs that have attempted to improve the quality of young children’s diets in India. A panel of expert reviewers chose nine of the submitted abstracts. POSHAN and Alive & Thrive are pleased to launch these today as >> Read more

POSHAN at the International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition

POSHAN is thrilled to be a part of the International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition (November 23-24, 2015), co-organized by the South Asia Infant Feeding Research Network (SAIFRN) and UNICEF. The conference aims to identify and prioritize challenges, review and share evidence and innovation for enhancing maternal and child health, and provide advocacy in >> Read more

Application Deadline Is Almost Here! Short Course on “Transforming Nutrition in India: Ideas, Policies and Outcomes”

POSHAN aims to bridge the nutrition evidence gap in India by connecting policymakers, program implementers, nutrition researchers, and other stakeholders with the latest and best evidence, to support effective decisions to improve maternal and child nutrition in India. With this in mind, POSHAN Director, Dr. Purnima Menon, will be co-directing the second "Transforming Nutrition in India: Ideas, Policies and Outcomes" >> Read more

Don’t Delay, Register Today! Seminar on Social Protection and Nutrition

POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities for Strengthening and Harmonizing Actions for Nutrition in India), Transform Nutrition, and 3ie are jointly organizing the seminar ‘Maximizing the nutrition impact of social protection programs in India: What will it take?’, which will be held on October 16th, 2015 in New Delhi.

Why Are Health Systems Important for Nutrition? Reflections from the Harvard Ministerial Leadership in Health Program

Earlier this summer, I was asked to speak about nutrition at the Harvard Ministerial Leadership in Health program in Boston, Massachusetts. The Harvard Ministerial Leadership in Health program is a joint initiative of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School in association with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation >> Read more