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Knowledge Hub

The Knowledge Hub of the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium brings together existing knowledge, guidance and tools and other useful resources related to women nutrition, maternal nutrition and evidence-based interventions targeting women, such as prenatal Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation (MMS).

The Knowledge Hub is a dynamic, publicly accessible repository. It will be expanded and further improved over time, and we ask your help in this. Please share any resources that you believe should be included in this Knowledge Hub, and send them to [email protected].

Knowledge Bytes

In an effort to make accurate information on multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) during pregnancy more accessible to a larger audience, a special series of short videos called ‘Knowledge Bytes’ are presented here. Each short video features a global expert who addresses and explains a specific question related to MMS such as the WHO recommendations on MMS in the context of COVID 19, the science behind MMS, UNIMMAP Open-Access Specification for MMS.

Watch this space for Knowledge Bytes in the coming weeks to learn more about MMS.

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  • Global
  • Implementation
  • Implementation tool
Dr. Anuraj H. Shankar October 2021

Knowledge Byte 11: Open Smart Register Platform & MMS

This presentation explains how to use an Open Smart Register Platform for the implementation of multiple micronutrient supplementation.

  • Global
  • Implementation
  • Implementation tool
Dr. Stephen Kodish October 2021

Knowledge Byte 10: MMS Social Marketing Toolkit

This presentation is about a social marketing toolkit for multiple micronutrient supplementation.

  • East and Southern Africa
  • Implementation
  • Case study
Sauli Epimack John and Adam Hancy October 2021

Knowledge Byte 9: Country Experience from Tanzania

This video is about introducing multiple micronutrient supplementation in Tanzania.

  • South Asia
  • Implementation
  • Case study
Md. Toslim Uddin Khan October 2021

Knowledge Byte 8: Country Experience from Bangladesh – Market Based Approach

This video is about the market-based approach to introducing multiple micronutrient supplementation in Bangladesh.

  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Implementation
  • Case study
Dr. Minaud Dacius and Dr. Joseline Marhone-Pierre October 2021

Knowledge Byte 7: Country Experiences from Haiti – MMS Blended Approach

This video is about using the blended approach to implementing multiple micronutrient supplementation in Haiti.

  • Global
  • Policy and policy development
  • Guidance document
Dr. Jennifer Busch-Hallen October 2021

Knowledge Byte 6: Cost-Benefit Toolkit for MMS

This presentation is about the cost-benefit toolkit for multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) developed by Nutrition International.

  • Global
  • Supply and manufacturing
  • Implementation tool
Kalpana Beesabathuni

Knowledge Byte 5: MMS Supply Readiness Assessment Tool

This presentation is about the supply readiness assessment tool for multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS).

  • Global
  • Supply and manufacturing
  • Guidance document
Dr. John Atwater and Dr. Clayton Ajello October 2021

Knowledge Byte 4: UNIMMAP Open Access Specifications

This presentation is about the UNIMMAP Open Access Specifications for the MMS formulation.

  • Global
  • Policy and policy development
  • Guidance document
Nita Dalmiya October 2021

Knowledge Byte 3: WHO Recommendations on MMS in the Context of COVID-19

This presentation explains the recommendations by the World Health Organization for the use of multiple micronutrient supplements in the context of COVID -19.

  • Global
  • Research
  • Guidance document
HMHB Consortium Rebecca A. Heidkamp and Emily R. Smith September 2021

Knowledge Byte 2: The Science Behind Maternal Nutrition and MMS

This presentation is a dialogue between two experts in maternal nutrition about the science behind maternal nutrition and multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) during pregnancy. The video is taken from the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies launch webinar, held on 10 March 2021.