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Malaria protection and prevention programs

  • Informe de la nutrición mundial 2015: Acciones y responsabilidades para hacer progresar la nutrición y el desarrollo sostenible

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    En vísperas de entrar en la era post 2015 de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ods), el mundo debe hacer frente a problemas aparentemente inextricables. La malnutrición no debería estar entre ellos. Los países que están determinados a alcanzar rápidos avances en la reducción de la malnutrición pueden hacerlo, pues los incentivos para mejorar en este campo son fuertes. Una buena nutrición es el fundamento vital para el desarrollo del ser humano y esencial para alcanzar su máximo potencial.

  • Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development

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    As we move into the post-2015 era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world faces many seemingly intractable problems. Malnutrition should not be one of them. Countries that are determined to make rapid advances in malnutrition reduction can do so. If governments want to achieve the SDG target of ending all forms of malnutrition by 2030, they have clear pathways to follow. There are many levers to pull, and this report provides many examples of countries that have done so. Tackling malnutrition effectively is also key to meeting many other SDG targets.

  • Relatório sobre a nutrição mundial 2015: Iniciativas e responsabilização para o progresso da nutrição e desenvolvimento sustentável

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    ÀMEDIDA QUE ENTRAMOS NA ERA PÓS-2015 DOS OBJETIVOS DE DESENVOLVIMENTO SUSTENTÁVEL (ODSS), O MUNDO ENFRENTA INÚMEROS DESAFIOS APARENTEMENTE insuperáveis. A desnutrição não deveria ser um deles. Os países determinados a realizar rápidos avanços na redução da desnutrição podem fazê-lo. Se os governos desejam atingir a meta de ODS de erradicar todas as formas de desnutrição até 2030, eles precisam ter trajetórias claras para seguir. Existem muitas alavancas a se ativar, e este relatório oferece vários exemplos de países que conseguiram realizar isto.

  • 2013 Global hunger index : The challenge of hunger : Building resilience to achieve food and nutrition security

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    The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI), which reflects data from the period 2008-2012, shows that global hunger has improved since 1990, falling by one-third. Despite the progress made, the level of hunger in the world remains “serious,” with 870 million people going hungry, according to estimates by the Food and Agriculture Organiza­tion of the United Nations.Across regions and countries, GHI scores vary considerably. South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara are home to the highest GHI scores.

  • Cómo adoptar compromisos SMART a favor de la nutrición: Informe de la nutrición mundial nota de orientación

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    El Informe de la Nutrición Mundial, un mecanismo independiente de responsabilidad para impulsar los avances y las acciones en materia de nutrición, hace un llamado a todos los actores para que adopten compromisos SMART a favor de la nutrición, es decir, compromisos que sean específicos, medibles, alcanzables, realistas y limitados en el tiempo. En particular, instamos a todos los gobiernos a adoptar compromisos SMART con el fin de cumplir con los objetivos nacionales de nutrición e implementar sistemas de monitoreo que les permitan a ellos y demás agentes evaluar los progresos realizados.

  • National and regional impacts of climate change on malaria by 2030

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    This paper analyses impacts of climate change on malaria transmission at the national and regional level in India, with emphasis on the Himalayan region, northeastern states, the Western Ghats and coastal areas under the aegis of NATCOM II and the up Indian Network for Climate Change Assessment (INCCA). It seeks to elicit the most vulnerable areas of malaria due to climate change and pave the way for identifying remedial measures for addressing the potential threat in the country.

  • CDKN policy brief: climate change and poverty reduction

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    Climate change is likely to complicate the achievement and sustenance of development goals. Its effects on poverty are not well understood, and existing poverty reduction strategies do not adequately support climate resilience. This brief discusses the nexus between climate change and development, and how the achievement and sustainability of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals will be affected. The brief outlines the following ways in which climate change impacts on key elements of poverty reduction strategies:

  • The reality of climate change and Africa’s development agenda

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    Although most of Africa will feel the adversity that climate change will engender, certain African countries are at greater risk than others. This paper looks at the impact of climate change in developing countries and in Africa as a whole, with an analysis of why certain African countries will be worse off from the after-effects of climate change.
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  • Climate and health country profile: Colombia

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    This Colombian country profile identifies areas for action,formulated in 11 specific regional adaptation plans. Efforts are concentrated in the most vulnerable areas of the country.

    Colombia is a country of diverse geography and climatic regions including tropical rainforests, savannas, steppes, deserts and mountainous areas.

    In terms of population health, Colombia has made continued progress in attainment of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs).