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Evaluating the impact of World Health Organization ‘Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative’ approaches on adolescent nutrition outcomes in rural Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is a lower-middle income country (LMIC) currently experiencing a double burden of malnutrition. School-based approaches to promoting a healthy diet are one potentially promising method to address these public health challenges. The World Health Organization’s ‘Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative’ (NFSI) provides a framework of best practices for school-based approaches to promote healthy diets among students, but there has been a dearth of research asse...

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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health, Centre for Population-based Approaches to Noncommunicable Disease Prevention
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Integrating Nutrition Promotion and Rural Development (World Bank South Asian Food And Nutrition Fund) More from this funder
British Heart Foundation More from this funder
Nuffield Department of Population Health More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Engish
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2019-01-31

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