The Resource Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development : a Strategy for Large Scale Action

Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development : a Strategy for Large Scale Action

Label
Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development : a Strategy for Large Scale Action
Title
Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development
Title remainder
a Strategy for Large Scale Action
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Persistent malnutrition is contributing not only to widespread failure to meet the first MDG--to halve poverty and hunger--but to meet other goals in maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, education, and gender equity. The choice is now between continuing to fail, or to finally make nutrition central to development. Underweight prevalence among children is the key indicator for measuring progress on non-income poverty and malnutrition remains the world's most serious health problem and the single biggest contributor to child mortality. Nearly a third of children in the developing world are either
Member of
Cataloging source
PUL
Dewey number
363.8/56
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC60
LC item number
.R3656 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Directions in development
Label
Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development : a Strategy for Large Scale Action
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview. -- Why invest in nutrition? -- How serious is malnutrition and why does it happen? -- Routes to better nutrition. -- Getting to scale. -- Accelerating progress in nutrition: next steps. -- Annex 1: Country experience with short routes to improving nutrition. -- Annex 2: Long routes to improving nutrition. -- Annex 3: Key priorities for action research in nutrition: a proposal. -- Technical annexes
Control code
ocm62733192
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821363997
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, color maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35976706
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62733192
  • pebcs0821363999

Library Locations

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