Evidence Used in the OMNI Tool

Vitamin A supplementation

Zinc and ORS

Kangaroo mother care


Infant and young child nutrition – Timely initiation of breastfeeding

Infant and young child nutrition – Exclusive breastfeeding

Iron and folic acid supplementation

Weekly iron and folic acid supplementation

Micronutrition powders


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Glossary of Acronyms

IFA Iron and Folic Acid
IYCN Infant and young child nutrition
MDG Millennium Development Goals
MNPs Micronutrient powders
NI Nutrition International
OMNI Outcome Modeling for Nutrition Impact
ORS Oral Rehydration Salts
SDG Sustainable Development Goals
WHA World Health Assembly