Using data from the four rounds of the Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) and data from the Ethiopia STEPwise approach to Surveillance (STEPS) Non-communicable Disease Risk Factors survey (NCD STEPS) this research note describes modifiable exposure factors for overweight/obesity, hypertension, and prediabetes/diabetes.
Journal article can be accessed at: https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13365
Progress in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices and association with changes in diarrhea and stunting in children aged 0-59 months in Ethiopia (2000-2016)
This report describes progress in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) coverage using the new World Health Organization (WHO)/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) service standards. It also quantifies the contribution of improvement in WASH services to the reduction in diarrhea and stunting between 2000-2016.
Journal article can be accessed at: https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13280
Nutrition Data Mapping for Ethiopia: Assessment of the Availability and Accessibility of Nutrition-related Data
High-quality and timely data are needed to identify the magnitude of malnutrition and to assess the impact of evidence-based interventions. The NIPN, conducted this nutrition data mapping to provide an overview of the availability, accessibility, and quality of nutrition-related data for selected indicators among multisectoral nutrition actors in Ethiopia.
This review of nutrition policy landscape (including policies, strategies, and guidelines) was conducted between January-May 2020. The goal was to document nutrition policy outputs over the last 10 years (2010-2020) based on published policy documents.
Trends in calorie intake from sugar-sweetened beverages and sugar-sweetened snacks in Ethiopia (2010-2016)
High intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and sugar-sweetened snacks has been linked with an increased risk of obesity and non-communicable diseases. Using data from the 2010 and 2016 Household Consumption and Expenditure Survey (HCES), this research note describes trends in household consumption and daily energy intake from sugar-sweetened beverages and sugar-sweetened snacks.
This rapid review synthesizes local evidence to identify the types of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) approaches that are used in Ethiopia and determines their effectiveness to improve infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices.
The National Nutrition Program (2016-2020) progress analysis: evidence for the development of the National Food and Nutrition Strategy
This analysis mainly used nationally and regionally representative data sources to describe progress in the nutrition situation in Ethiopia since the start of the implementation of the second National Nutrition Program (NNP II). This evidence was generated to inform the finalization of the national Food and Nutrition Strategy.