Improving Nutrition in Odisha: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

Odisha, an eastern Indian state with a long coastline, middle mountainous regions, central plateaus and major flood plains, is rich in natural resources and accounts for 4.8 percent of the area of the country (Government of Odisha 2017). Odisha has 30 districts subdivided into 314 blocks (Government of Odisha 2017) and is home to more >> Read more

Delivering for Nutrition in Odisha: Insights from a study on the state of Essential Nutrition Interventions

Two national programs in India ─ the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) ─ have been designed to cover and address a set of recommended nutrition-specific interventions. Frontline workers (FLWs) from both programs are expected to work together to deliver these interventions. There are, however, challenges to working across >> Read more