Essential nutrition actions: mainstreaming nutrition through the life-course

This publication is an update of the 2013 WHO publication entitled Essential nutrition actions: improving maternal, newborn, infant and young child health and nutrition.1 It provides a compact list of nutrition-related interventions recommended by WHO. WHO recommendations aim to advise intended end-users (policy-makers, programme implementers and other stakeholders) what they can or should do in specific situations to achieve the best outcomes possible, individually or collectively.