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close this bookSCN News, Number 16 - Nutrition of the School-aged Child (ACC/SCN, 1998, 80 p.)
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SCN Publications Available


Third Report on the World Nutrition Situation, December 1997
Update on the Nutrition Situation 1996, November 1996
Update on (he Nutrition Situation, November 1994
Second Report on the World Nutrition Situation, Volume II, Country Data, March 1993
Second Report on the World Nutrition Situation, Volume I, Global and Regional Results, October 1992
Supplement on Methods and Statistics to the First Report on the World Nutrition Situation, December 1988
First Report on the World Nutrition Situation, November 1987


Nutrition and Poverty, by S. Giliespie, N. Hasan, S. Osmami, U. Jonsson, R. Islam, D. Chirmulay, V. Vyas & R. Gross November 1997 (SOA No 16)

How Nutrition Improves, by S. Giliespie, J. Mason, R. Martorell July 1996 (SOA No 15)

Controlling Vitamin A Deficiency, by S. Giliespie and J. Mason, January 1994 (SOA No 14)

Effectiveness of Vitamin A Supplementation in the Control of Young Child Morbidity and Mortality in Developing Countries, by G. Beaton, R. Martorell, K. Aronson, B. Edmonston, G. McCabe, A. Ross, B. Harvey December 1993 (SOA No 13)

Nutritional Issues in Food Aid, August 1993 (SOA No 12)

Nutrition and Population Links - Breastfeeding, Family Planning and Child Health, including papers by S. Huffman, R. Martorell and K. Merchant, R. Short, P. Ramachandran (SOA No 11)

Nutrition-Relevant Actions - Some Experiences from the Eighties and Lessons for the Nineties by S. Giliespie and J. Mason, October 1991 (SOA No 10)

Controlling Iron Deficiency, edited by S. Giliespie, J. Kevany, and J. Mason, February 1991 (SOA No 9)

Managing Successful Nutrition Programmes, edited by J. Jennings, S. Giliespie, J. Mason, M. Lotfi and T. Scialfa, October 1990 (SOA No 8)

Appropriate Uses of Child Anthropometry, by G. Beaton, A. Kelly, J. Kevany, R. Martorell, and J. Mason, December 1990 (SOA No 7)

Women and Nutrition, including papers by J. McGuire and B. Popkin, M. Chatterjee and J. Lambert, J. Quanine, P. Kisanga, S. Bajaj, H. Ghassemi, October 1990 (SOA No 6)

Malnutrition and Infection - A Review, by A. Tomkins and F. Watson, October 1989, reprinted June 1993 (SOA No 5)

Women's Role in Food Chain Activities and their Implications for Nutrition, by Gerd Holmboe-Ottesen, Ophelia Mascarenhas and Margareta Wandel, May 1989 (SOA No 4)

The Prevention and Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, by Basil S. Hetzel, March 1988 reprinted June 1993 (SOA No 3)

Delivery of Oral Doses of Vitamin A to Prevent Vitamin A Deficiency and Nutritional Blindness, by Keith P. West Jr and Alfred Sommer, June 1987, reprinted June 1993 (SOA No 2)

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Report on the nutrition situation of refugee and displaced populations.
Published every three months with an interim electronic mail update.

SCN NEWS - a periodic review of developments in international nutrition compiled from information available to the acc/SCN, published twice yearly. Contains features, news and views, programme news, and reviws of publications.

No. 16, July 1998 - features Nutrition of the School-aged Child, A summary of Working Group discussions, Oslo 1998, Abstracts from the Symposium on Challenges for Challenges for the 21st Century a Gender Perspective on Nutrition through the Life Cycle.

No. 15, December 1997- features Effective Programmes in Africa for Improving Nutrition, the 10th Annual Matin J. Forman Lecture How are we doing in International Nutrition?

No. 14, July 1997 - features The Nutrition Challenge in the 21st Century What Role for the United Nations? Meeting the Nutrition Challenge A Call to Arms, Update on the Nutrition Situation, 1996, Poor Nutrition and Chronic Disease Part II, Effective Programmes in Africa for Improving Nutrition.

No. 13, late 1995 - features Interview with Dr A. Horwitz, SCN Chair, 1986-1995, Behavioural Change and Nutrition Programmes, and Poor Nutrition and Chronic Disease Part I.

No. 11, mid 1994 - features focusing on Maternal and Child Nutrition.

No. 10, late 1993 - features Nutrition and Food Aid, Nutrition and Human Rights, The Nutrition Transition.

No. 9, mid 1993 - Focus on Micronutrients Features Addressing Micronutrient Malnutrition, Micronutrient Deficiency - The Global Situation, Effectiveness of Vitamin A Supplementation in the Control of Young Child Morbidity and Mortality in Developing Countries, Zinc Deficiency - Is It Widespread but Under-Recognized?

No. 8, late 1992 - features Highlights of the World Nutrition Situation, Food Prices and Nutrition, Food Security and Nutrition 1971-91 - Lessons Learned and Future Priorities, Long-Term Effects of Improved Childhood Nutrition.

No. 7, mid 1991 - features Refugees' Nutrition Crisis, Breastfeeding, Birth Spacing and Nutrition, Community-Based Development - From a Programme Towards a Movement, Micronutrient Intakes, Incomes and Prices.
Supplement Some Options for Improving Nutrition in the 1990s

No.5, early 1990 - features Nutrition and School Performance, Uses of Anthropometry, Malnutrition and Infection (Part II), Flows of External Resources for Nutrition.

No. 3, early 1989 - features Does Cash Cropping Affect Nutrition?, Nutrition in Times of Disaster.

Nos.1 and 2, March 1988 - features Vitamin A Deficiency, Urbanization, World Nutrition Situation, Economic adjustment.


Brazil by R. F. lunes & C. A. Monteiro September 1993
Egypt by H. Nassar, W. Moussa, A. Kamel & A. Miniawi January 1992
India by Reddy, M. Shekar, P. Rao & S. Gillespie December 1992
Indonesia by T. Soekirman, G. S. Idrus Jus'at & F. Jalal December 1992
Tanzania by F. P. Kavishe April 1993
Thailand by Y. Kachondham, P. Winichagoon & K. Tontisinn December 1992
Zimbabwe by J. Tagwireyi, T. Jayne & N. Lenneiye December 1992


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