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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

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

Call for Abstracts: POSHAN Implementation Notes Series on Improving Complementary Feeding in India

Submission Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2015 Authors of selected abstracts will be invited to contribute to POSHAN Implementation Notes (writing support will be provided) and present their work at a stakeholder convening on IYCF later in 2015. Recent evidence reviews (Avula et al. 2013; Vistaar Project, 2010) have highlighted significant gaps in programmatic experiences with >> Read more

POSHAN Releases New Series on the Implementation of Innovations to Improve Nutrition in India

Today, POSHAN launched a new series of publications called Implementation Notes. These papers summarize experiences related to how specific interventions or programs are delivered. They are intended to share information on innovations in delivery and are not research products. POSHAN launched these at the Together for Nutrition 2014: Working Across Sectors to Improve Nutrition in >> Read more

Taking Nutrition Action to the District Level: Identifying Workable Solutions through Cross-Sectoral Dialogue in Unnao District, Uttar Pradesh

As noted in this blog post, POSHAN has been supporting civil society partners in convening nutrition-focused solution-oriented workshops at the district level. This is the first of what will be a set of reports on such workshops across Uttar Pradesh.  Please see our previous blogs on such workshops in Madhya Pradesh (click here).  We will >> Read more