Research Projects

Analytical task in support of capacity development in nutrition surveillance and research in Bangladesh
Year: 2018
IRB Number: 2018-05
Organaisation: BRAC JPGSPH
Nutrition Surveillance Adolescent Girls Evidence-Based Decision Multisectoral Nutrition Program


Professor Malay Kanti Mridha

Co PI:

Co-investigators: Md. Tanvir Hasan

Dr. Golam Enamul Hasib Chowdhury
Md. Mokbul Hossain

Objective:The ultimate objective of the project is to support the government of Bangladesh in making evidence-based decisions on multisectoral nutrition programming for adolescent girls by analyzing nationally representative FSNSP data (2009 to 2015).

The specific objectives of the project are:
• Generate evidence to bridge the critical knowledge gap with respect to the distribution, causes, and consequences of malnutrition in adolescent girls.
• Identify constraints and opportunities to promote the health and nutrition of adolescent girls.
• Assist in decision-making on multisectoral nutrition programming for adolescent girls with the help of research reports, programmatic briefs, policy consultations, and dissemination of findings. 


The World Bank