Articles

Elsevier,

Global Food Security, Volume 27, 2020

Food marketing is related to growing rates of childhood obesity internationally. In this paper, the authors argue that regulations on digital food marketing need to be put in place to protect children.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security, Volume 27, 2020

This paper summarizes key learnings on effective intervention design, and discusses relevant policy and programmatic implications (as organized according to the Nuffield ladder). The paper concludes with a call for greater urgency in addressing influencers of children’s diets and the need for a cross-sectoral approach to policy design.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100435,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100435.

Current narratives underestimate the potential and dietary needs of children and adolescents. This overview for the special issue outlines why food systems transformations need to work for and with children and adolescents.
Elsevier,

 

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100419,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100419.

This paper describes how age-specific characteristics influence how children and adolescents engage with their food system. Special attention is needed to protect children’s and adolescents’ abilities to secure diets that are desirable, nutritious, safe, affordable, and sustainable.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security, Volume 27, 2020
 

Optimal dietary intake is essential for children’s growth and long-term health. This paper provides an overview of existing dietary recommendations, and concludes that nutritious and sustainable food systems must be a global priority when identifying strategies to optimize children’s nutrition.
Elsevier,

 

EClinicalMedicine,
Volumes 29–30,
2020,
100630,
ISSN 2589-5370

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by explaining a systematic review and meta-analysis exploring the relationship between ethnicity and clinical outcomes in COVID-19 and finds Individuals of Black and Asian ethnicity are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to White individuals. Asians may be at a higher risk of ITU admission and death.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Volume 31, December 2020, 100393

This journal article advances SDG 6 and 9 by presenting a multi-layer perceptron based anomaly detector which can be used to safeguard critical infrastructure such as drinking water treatment plants from the adverse impacts of cyber-attacks.
Elsevier,

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 60, Issue 1, Supplement 1, 2021, Pages S87-S97

This journal article advances SDG 3, 5, and 10 by showing how for women with the most resources, having some empowerment may be helpful, but for women with some—but not a lot—of financial resources, a high level of empowerment is required to influence child vaccination.
Elsevier,

Water Research, Volume 189, 2021, 116591, ISSN 0043-1354

This journal article advanced SDG 6 by explaining that indicator organisms do not tell the whole story for the safety of water and sanitation systems. Considering only fecal indicator groups may provide a falsely reduced sense of risk.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 11, November 2020, Pages e1380-e1389

This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by presenting data from an interrupted time series showing the economic and psyschological impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on women and families in Rupganj upazila, a region in rural Bangladesh. Women reported greater food insecurity due to reduced family income, an increase in symptoms of depression and anxiety, and an increase in intimate partner violence during the lockdown, ranging from emotional violence (threats, humiliation, and insults) to moderate to severe physical violence or sexual violence.

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