USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

The Nutrition Resource Hub is a curated collection of over 600 publications, tools, and technical resources from USAID and its projects.

Last modified: January 2, 2024

Language: English

Source: USAID Advancing Nutrition

Year of Publication: 2023

Infant and Young Child Feeding Image Bank (Resource Collection)

The Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Image Bank is a collection of over 900 images, developed from adaptations of UNICEF’s Community Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling Package. These, and other similar images about recommended IYCF practices, have been used in more than 70 countries for counseling and training to promote behavior change for improved maternal and child nutrition.

Last modified: January 2, 2024

Language: English

Source: USAID Advancing Nutrition

Year of Publication: 2023

Feeding and Disability Resource Bank

The Feeding and Disability Resource Bank is a repository of materials that help nutrition and disability program managers, government leaders, and donor agency staff design and implement effective nutrition programs for children with disabilities. According to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), children with disabilities include those with, “long-term physical, mental, intellectual, or sensory impairments, and who may experience barriers that may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others.”

Last modified: January 1, 2024

Language: English

Source: USAID Advancing Nutrition

Year of Publication: 2022


e-Bug, operated by the UK Health Security Agency, is a health education program that aims to promote positive behavior change among children and young people to support infection prevention and control efforts, and to respond to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance. e-Bug provides free resources for educators, community leaders, parents, and caregivers to educate children and young people and ensure they are able to play their role in preventing infection outbreaks and using antimicrobials appropriately.

The e-Bug program aims to reach every child and young person in all communities with messaging on infection prevention and control, and antimicrobial stewardship in order to promote behavior change in the antimicrobial users of the future.

Source: UK Health Security Agency

Date of Publication: September 1, 2023

Big data in Digital Healthcare: Lessons Learnt and Recommendations for General Practice

The authors of this article propose recommendations for guidelines and regulations of data use in healthcare centering on the creation of a unique global patient ID that can integrate data from a variety of healthcare providers. In addition, they expand upon the topic by discussing potential pitfalls of Big Data such as the lack of diversity in Big Data research, and the security and transparency risks posed by machine learning algorithms.

Source: Asian Development Bank

Date of Publication: February 21, 2023

Choices and Challenges

This interactive tool (Sankey Diagram) helps users visualize and explore trends in contraceptive discontinuation and switching over a two-year period. It presents data from 15 countries across Asia and Africa.

Source: Population Reference Bureau

Date of Publication: September 1, 2022

Climate Action Superheroes

Climate Action Superheroes aim to educate and engage children on how to help limit global warming and take care of the environment. Each of the missions has downloadable content including activities to be done by the child with the help of an adult.

The game and campaign are aimed at mobilizing children under 12 to recycle and to save water and energy. The rainbow of quirky superheroes is armed with advice on the steps youngsters can take towards meaningful action for themselves, and their families.

They include the Energy Expert, Recycle Ranger, Green Guide and Water Wizard, who will engage children, and parents, in fun missions on topics such as reducing single-use plastic, saving energy and conserving water.

Source: United Nations

Date of Publication: November 11, 2020

Country Focus: Côte d’Ivoire

Breakthrough ACTION Côte d’Ivoire

Breakthrough ACTION Côte d’Ivoire is a five year program (2017-2022) designed to improve adoption of beneficial health practices as normative behaviors. This result will contribute to the broader goal of improved health and development outcomes in programmatic focus areas.

The project will work at all levelsnational, regional, district and community—with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire (GOCI) to strengthen health care systems for disease prevention, detection, response, and treatment. It will also support the Government of Cote d’Ivoire in improving the delivery of selected health care services for targeted populations.

Breakthrough ACTION Côte d’Ivoire’s COVID-19 project materials can be found here.

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3)

HC3’s work in Côte d’Ivoire built on the activities begun under the Prévention Active et Communication Transformatrice / Active Prevention and Transformative Communication (PACT) project, which was implemented by Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP).

HC3 strengthened the capacity of local stakeholders to implement SBCC programs that support HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services. In particular, HC3 enhanced the effectiveness of SBCC in promoting HIV service uptake, ART adherence, community-based care/support efforts, healthy social norms and couple communication.

Source: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Date of Publication: October 19, 2020