Impact Evaluation of Nutrition Education in Health Centers Project (NEHCP) final report : submitted to CRS, Cairo

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Published by Social Planning, Analysis, & Administration Consultants in Cairo .

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Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1994. 1 microfiche ; 11 X 15 cm.

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Statementsubmitted by SPAAC, Cairo.
ContributionsSocial Planning, Analysis, & Administration Consultats.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 93/88017
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Pagination79 leaves
Number of Pages79
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Open LibraryOL1073692M
LC Control Number93961230

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in-differences impact evaluation to investigate whether the CNP expanded coverage and changed health-seeking behaviors among mothers who were pregnant or had a child under two years old. This is the first impact evaluation on a World Bank–financed project in Lao PDR.

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A programme can be said to have at least four types of input: the programme plan. governments, the World Health Organization (WHO) and others partners, to scale-up high-impact health and nutrition interventions to reduce the number of neonatal and young child deaths from preventable and easily treatable causes.


Future of Food (FOF) project. The purpose of the DANEH checklist is twofold: 1) to screen existing nutrition education handouts in order to establish the inclusion/exclusion of important quality components, and; 2) as a tool to use in developing quality nutrition education handouts.

The. Physical activity evaluation handbook. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3 Center for Advancement of Community Based Public Health. An evaluation framework for community health programs. Durham, NC: Center for Advancement of Community Based Public Health, June The Impact of Nutrition Education on the Dietary Habits – PDF.

ABSTRACT. The objective of this study was to explore the impact of nutrition education on the dietary habits of female secondary school students, sixty adolescent girls in the age group of years were selected randomly from two (a private and a public) secondary schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.

Ministry of Health iii FOREWORD The National Nutrition Monitoring & Evaluation framework is an important document that will guide the monitoring and evaluation of activities of the nutrition sector in the country.

This framework aims at consolidating nutrition. The benefits of nutrition education in the classroom also carry over into students’ homes. ● Parents of students who participated in a nutrition cooking intervention noted an expansion in family conversations about healthy food and an increase in how often their children helped prepare dinner.

● As a consequence of nutrition education, there was a increase in the importance parents placed on. S.S. Deshpande, in Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition (Second Edition), What is Nutrition Education. Nutrition education is the process of teaching the science of nutrition to an individual or group.

Health professionals have a different role in educating an individual in the clinic, community, or long-term health-care facility. Background: Evaluating the impact of a nutrition education program could provide insight into the effectiveness of an intervention.

Researchers tested the hypothesis that a theory-based contextual nutrition education program (NEP) would improve the nutrition knowledge, attitudes, and dietary practices (KAP) of teachers and learners.

Price C, Cohen D, Pribis P, Cerami J. Nutrition education and body mass index in grades K– a systematic review. J Sch Health.

;– Meiklejohn S, Ryan L, Palermo C. A systematic review of the impact of multi-strategy nutrition education programs on health and nutrition of adolescents.

J Nutr Educ Behav. ;– The evaluation measured the impact and cost effectiveness of home fortification with micronutrient powders combined with seasonal malaria chemoprevention and parenting education delivered through the childcare centers on children’s health, nutrition and child development.

Mozambique: Can Community Preschools Improve Children’s School Skills. health issues and creating programs to address them; and (2) in partnerships among entities such as community-based organizations, health agencies, and universities, each partner has contributions of equal value for achieving goals (e.g., creating healthy communities).

An Evaluation Framework for Community Health. develop personal skills (education) - interacting and influencing reorient health services (e.g. from curative to preventive). Learning model and roles Skills learning, practice and action Self-determination & participation “builds the capacity of individuals nutrition” (Kent ).

“the process of enabling people to. importance of nutrition and ways to gain or lose weight, strengthen immunity, manage symptoms of illness and medication side effects, and address other identified needs. What is nutrition education. Nutrition education. presents general information related to health and nutrition, often to groups in clinic waiting rooms or community settings.

Save the Children’s School Health and Nutrition (SHN) program is a cost-effective strategy to address a number of the health problems facing school-age children, through health education and health services such as deworming and micronutrient supplementation and healthy environment.

An impact evaluation provides information about the impacts produced by an intervention. The intervention might be a small project, a large programme, a collection of activities, or a policy. Evaluation of Team Nutrition is challenging because it is a multifactorial approach to nutrition education and promotion that encompasses school foodservice, classroom education, and other school activities, such as extracurricular sports activities.

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an MCH service, primary health. Healthy eating education can include nutrition classes to address specific health conditions, individual nutrition counseling, youth education, nutritional mentorships, teaching kitchens or cooking classes, supermarket or on-farm tours, and the distribution of recipe pamphlets or menu calendars.

This project was funded by Kraft Foods, Inc., USDA Food and Consumer Services Cooperative Agreement # (The contents of this article do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the USDA.), National Institute of Health/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5A Day Evaluation Grant, and The Lindsay Trust.

An evaluation plan is a means to organize evaluation activities as they are connected to outputs, outcomes, and impact. The purpose of this workbook is to provide practical advice and activities to facilitate the preparation of a written evaluation plan that is in line with best evaluation.

The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, encourages local, state, and national organizations to include health considerations in policy decisions across multiple sectors, such as housing, transportation, and education.

Research shows that the conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play influence their health. Impact evaluation: Impact evaluation assesses a program's effect on participants.

Appropriate measures include changes in awareness, knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and/or skills. For detailed information on the different evaluation designs and frameworks, see Evaluation Design in the Rural Community Health Toolkit. Resources to Learn More. based on their experience with nutrition education of low-income populations as program leaders, program implementers, and researchers at universities and public health organizations.

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Introduction. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and strives to improve the health of low-income families (children, youth, and families with young children) attain healthy eating and lifestyle practices (United States Department of Agriculture [USDA], ).

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By offering age-specific, practical problem-solving education and counselling on feeding and health care practices, and ensuring continuous support, it is expected that the nutrition education package will result in a larger impact on dietary adequacy, growth and health than could be achieved through routine health education alone.

Children (WIC). The school nutrition programs are subject to periodic re-authorization.2 Despite their size, relatively few studies have attempted to uncover the causal impact of school nutrition programs, and the studies that exist often suffer from methodological shortcomings.

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