The ‘Uganda Nutrition Research Resource Centre’ is both an online and physical facility for nutrition research and information relevant to nutrition policy and programming issues in Uganda. It is a convenient way to share, organise and search both old and new research and information on nutrition in Uganda.
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This is the first in a series of four strategic evaluations related to the transition from food aid to food assistance. The evaluation analyzed WFP’s role in social protection and safety nets, which are increasingly seen as important mechanisms for promoting development. The evaluation found that WFP is already contributing to social protection and safety nets, especially for some activities. However, institutionalizing these approaches more broadly within WFP will require changes in WFP’s operations and efforts to build organizational and staff capacity. More information can be obtained on this link
It’s feeding time at St. Kizito Hospital’s malnutrition program. Children have been weighed and measured on the terrace, as they are every weekday morning, and now their weak crying and occasional shrieks fill the air. Mothers dribble formula into their infants’ mouths, while older and stronger kids munch on a fortified peanut paste donated by UNICEF. “This one,” says a nurse, pointing to a boy who scampers past her in oversized shorts, “you can’t imagine the state in which he arrived. He couldn’t even stand.” Click here to read a full story