Health Approach: The Fundamentals of the Health and Nutrition Alignment

This paper introduces the reasons for aligning health and nutrition programming, the framework for doing so in Action Against Hunger interventions, and methods of intervention.

There is an inextricable link between the nutrition and health of mothers and children. The fact that undernutrition is an underlying cause of almost half of all deaths among the under 5s is now gaining greater attention in global maternal and child health initiatives.

This paper introduces the reasons for aligning health and nutrition programming, the framework for doing so in Action Against Hunger interventions, methods of intervention, and summarises the status of Action Against Hunger France’s 2016 health programmes.

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Section: Technical
Thematic Area: Nutrition and Health
Location: Global
Type: Briefing
Language: EnglishFrench

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Year Published: 2017
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