Low and middle-income countries of the Arab region are undergoing a rapid nutrition transition with increases in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young and adult populations accompanied by a rise in diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
A Series of articles in the Lancet presents informative research from an IDRC-supported project on interventions to improve our understanding of women’s and children’s health in conflict-affected zones.
Which programs are most effective for protecting informal workers in Latin America from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic? Which stimulus packages will help African countries build back more inclusive and greener economies? Which interventions will ensure the safety of Rohingya refugees and nearby communities in Bangladesh during and after the pandemic?
IDRC and the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems have launched the knowledge brief Strengthening CRVS systems, overcoming barriers, and empowering women and children.