This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
With 10 years remaining in the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, it is time for renewed action on ending child malnutrition in all its forms, everywhere. The COVID-19 pandemic should be a catalyst for progress, so that no child is left behind. This UNICEF Strategy recommits to rights-based and context specific programmes that are informed by evidence and innovation. It also focuses on the need to expand the traditional focus on early childhood to middle childhood and adolescence. The need for a renewed focus on preventing stunting, wasting and micronutrient deficiencies while increasingly responding to the challenge of childhood overweight and obesity forms focus of this strategy. It also proposes a systems approach to nutrition that strengthens the ability of five key systems. It can be a useful resource for policy makers to help align national nutrition programs to the global nutrition strategy. Click here to read the strategy document.