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Published by ACC/SCN in [Rome] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Nutrition -- Developing countries.,
  • Public health -- Developing countries.,
  • Health status indicators -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementUnited Nations, Administrative Committee on Coordination, Subcommittee on Nutrition.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Administrative Committee on Coordination. Subcommittee on Nutrition.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA784 .F55 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2135133M
LC Control Number88201142

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This Sixth report on the world nutrition situation by the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is part of a series of UNSCN publications reporting on trends in nutrition. By analyzing trends in vitamin A deficiency, iodine deficiency disorders, anaemia, underweight and stunting, as well as low birth weight, the report shows that progress is being made but, in some regions, not . The Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation is part of a series of ACC/SCN reports initiated in the mid- s on the nutritional status of populations in developing report is built around the theme 'nutrition throughout the life cycle' This report highlights the size of the malnutrition problem and its consequences for human and economic development. on the world nutrition situation are issued. Nutrition Policy Papers are produced to summarize current knowledge on selected topics. SCN News is published twice a year, and the RNIS (Refugee Nutrition Information System report) is published quarterly. To obtain further information on the Sub−Committee on Nutrition, please visit our website at. This Third Report on the World Nutrition Situation is part of a series of SCN reports initiated in the mid 80s on nutritional status of populations in developing countries. These reports focus on information important for all the UN agencies concerned with nutrition, and for the many governments and non−governmental.

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