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close this book4th Report on the World Nutrition Situation - Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle (SCN; 2000; 138 pages)
View the documentADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE ON COORDINATION/SUB-COMMITTEE ON NUTRITION - (ACC/SCN) THE UN SYSTEM’S FORUM FOR NUTRITION
View the documentINTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentHIGHLIGHTS
View the documentCONTRIBUTORS
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
View the documentPREFACE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1: NUTRITION THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 2: MICRONUTRIENT UPDATE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3: BREASTFEEDING AND COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 4: NUTRITION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 5: NUTRITION OF REFUGEES AND DISPLACED POPULATIONS
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View the documentBACK COVER
 

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

AAH

Action Against Hunger

ACC/SCN

Administrative Committee on Coordination/Sub-Committee on Nutrition

ACF

Action Contre La Faim

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AED

Academy for Educational Development

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

ANDI

African Nutrition Database Initiative

BFHI

Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

BMI

body mass index

CAC

Codex Alimentarius Commission

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CEC

Commission of the European Communities

CIDA

Canadian International Development Agency

CMR

crude mortality rate

DALYs

disability-adjusted life years

DES

dietary energy supply

DFID

Department for International Development

DHA

Department of Humanitarian Affairs

DHS

Demographic Health Survey

DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

EC

European Commission

ECOMOG

ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Cease-fire Monitoring Group

EHA

Emergency and Humanitarian Action

EMOP

Emergency Operation

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FEWS

Famine Early Warning System

FSAU

Food Security Assessment Unit

GDP

gross domestic product

GIEWS

Global Information and Early Warning System

GTZ

German Agency for Technical Cooperation

HINAP

Health Information Network for Advance Planning

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HKI

Helen Keller International

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICCIDD

International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders

ICH

Institute of Child Health

ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRW

International Center for Research on Women

IDA

iron deficiency anaemia

IDD

iodine deficiency disorders

IDPs

internally displaced people

IFAD

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFLS

Indonesian Family Life Surveys

IFPRI

International Food Policy Research Institute

IFRC

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IIH

iodine-induced hyperthyroidism

ILO

International Labour Organisation

IMR

infant mortality rate

INCAP

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama

IOM

International Organization for Migration

IRRI

International Rice Research Institute

IUGR

intra-uterine growth retardation

IUNS

International Union of Nutritional Sciences

IVACG

International Vitamin A Consultative Group

JFAM

Joint Food Assessment Mission

LBW

low birthweight

LSHTM

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

MI

Micronutrient Initiative, Ottawa

MOH

Ministry of Health

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSF

Médecins Sans Frontières

MUAC

mid-upper arm circumference

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NFI

Nutrition Foundation of India

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NID

National Immunization Day

OCHA

Office of the Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs

ODI

Overseas Development Institute

OFDA

Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance

OLS

Operation Lifeline Sudan

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

PCD

Partnership for Child Development

PPRO

Protracted Relief and Recover Operation

QIP

quick impact project

RNIS

Refugee and Internally Displaced Populations Nutrition Information System

SCF

Save the Children Fund

SD

standard deviation

SMERU

Social Monitoring and Early Response Unit

SUSENAS

National Socioeconomic Survey, Indonesia

TSH

thyroid stimulating hormone

U5MR

under-five mortality rate

UNAIDS

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO

United National Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

UNFPA

United Nations Fund for Population Activities

UNHCHR

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

UNHCR

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNITA

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola

UNRISD

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

UNU

United Nations University

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

USCR

United States Committee for Refugees

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

USI

universal salt iodization

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

 

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