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Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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UNICEF (2013)

Improving Child Nutrition
The achievable imperative for global progress

UNICEF’s 2009 report Tracking Progress on Child and Maternal Nutrition drew attention to the impact of high levels of undernutrition on child survival, growth and development and their social and economic toll on nations. It described the state of nutrition programmes worldwide and argued for improving and expanding delivery of key nutrition interventions during the critical 1,000-day window …

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Lapegue, J., Lozano , R., Lellouche, K., Onsurbe, J.I, Coerver,A. , Simon, S., Gensch, R., Schmidt, A. (2015)

WASH in Nutrition
Factsheet of Working Group 12 (draft)

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Chitty, A. (2015)

The Impact of Poor Sanitation on Nutrition

With 165 million children suffering from chronic undernutrition (being stunted) and 52 million suffering from acute malnutrition (being wasted) (UNICEF et al., 2012), more concerted and cross-sectoral Action is needed. Improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the context of nutrition programming offers one important opportunity to do this. A recent systematic review of 14 studies on WASH …

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WHO, UNICEF & USAID (2015)

Improving Nutrition Outcomes with Better Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Practical Solutions for Policies and Programmes

This publication, jointly prepared by WHO, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), summarizes the current evidence on the benefits of WASH for improving nutrition outcomes and describes how WASH interventions can be integrated into nutrition programmes. It provides practical suggestions, targeted at nutrition programme …

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Spears, D., Haddad, L. (2015)

The Power of WASH - Why Sanitation Matters for Nutrition

Water, sanitation, and hygiene can have a profound effect on health and nutrition. A growing base of evidence on the link between sanitation, child height, and well-being has come at an opportune time, when the issue of sanitation and nutrition in developing countries has moved to the top of the post-2015 development agenda.

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Lapegue, J. (2014)

Wash in Nut
Posters available in English and French

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Impact of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Interventions on the Nutritional and Health Status of Children under 5 years old and mothers

French
Impact des interventions du secteur Eau Assainissement et Hygiène (EAH) sur la santé et le statut nutritionnel des enfants de moins de 5 ans et des mères

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Fewtrell, L. et al. (2005)

Water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions to reduce diarrhoea in less developed countries
a systematic review and meta-analysis

Many studies have reported the results of interventions to reduce illness through improvements in drinking water,
sanitation facilities, and hygiene practices in less developed countries. There has, however, been no formal systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the evidence of the relative effectiveness of these interventions. A comprehensive search strategy designed to identify all …

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WASHplus Project (2013)

Integrating water, sanitation, and hygiene into nutrition programming
WASHplus

Unsafe water was considered the primary cause of diarrhea in children transitioning from an exclusive breastfeeding diet, but recent evidence also points to unsafe food. The brochure highlights some WASH interventions that can prevent diarrhea and undernutrition even in hygiene-challenged environments.

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Concern Worldwide (2014)

How to better link WASH and nutrition programmes
Concern Worldwide

This paper aims to provide some practical guidance on how water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes can be more nutrition-sensitive and how nutrition programmes can incorporate more WASH aspects. It should be useful for all project staff working in nutrition and WASH programmes when WASH and/or a nutrition programme are in operation.

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The Lancet (2013)

The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
Executive Summary

Maternal and child undernutrition was the subject of a Series of papers in The Lancet in 2008. Five years after the initial series, the problems of maternal and child undernutrition were re-evaluated.

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Departement Technique Action contre la FAIM-Fr (2007)

Interactions of: Malnutrition, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Infections
Version 2005, revised 2007, produced (CD format) 2007

The article examines how the factors malnutrition, water sanitation and hygiene and infections interact and draws conclusions for future work on tackling the issues

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Schmidt, C. W. (2014)

Beyond Malnutrition
The Role of Sanitation in Stunted Growth

Researchers are exploring the possibility that poor hygiene and a lack of sanitation induce a gut disorder called environmental enteropathy (EE) that diverts energy from growth toward an ongoing fight against subclinical infection. Nutritionists are now collaborating with experts in a field known as water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and their combined efforts are helping to galvanize …

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Generation Nutrition (2015)

LE RôLE DU SECTEUR DE L’EAU, ASSAINISSEMENT ET HYGIÈNE DANS LA LUTTE CONTRE LA SOUS-NUTRITION INFANTILE
The role of water, sanitation & hygiene in the fight against child undernutrition (in English/French/Spanish)

This factsheet is the first in a series by Gereration Nutrition looking at different ways of preventing child undernutrition, and focuses on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). It explains how WASH and Nutrition outcome for children are intimately linked and how improved WASH reduces undernutrition, thereby helping to break the cycle of poverty and transform people's lives.

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Chambers, R., von Medeazza, G. (2014)

Reframing undernutrition: faecally-transmitted Infections and the 5 As

The dominant nutrition discourse concerns access to adequate food and its quality. It now includes food security, food rights and justice, governance and agriculture. Despite many initiatives to assure food access, and growing economies, high levels of undernutrition persist in much of Asia. It is increasingly suggested that much of this ‘Asian enigma’ can now be explained by open defecation …

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Pahlenberg, L., Weimann-Koinzack, C. (2015)

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) and Nutrition
Relevance of WASH interventions in reducing undernutrition

In recent years, there has been growing scientifc evidence implying a close link between the lack of WASH and stunting.
Stunting, which means low height for age can be a marker of a whole range of developmental setbacks of children including cognitive impairment.

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Scaling Up Nutrition (2010)

Scaling Up Nutrition
A Framework For Action

The purpose of the policy brief is to provide an outline of the emerging framework of key considerations, principles and priorities for action to address undernutrition and to mobilize support for increased investment in a set of nutrition interventions across different sectors. Thus, the intended audience is principally policymakers and opinion leaders, rather than nutrition specialists.

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