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The double burden of malnutrition in Asia [electronic resource] : causes, consequences, and solutions / Stuart Gillespie, Lawrence J. Haddad.

By: Gillespie, Stuart (Stuart R.).
Contributor(s): Haddad, Lawrence James.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 235 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9788132103806 (electronic bk.); 8132103807 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Malnutrition -- Asia | MEDICAL -- Endocrinology & Metabolism | MEDICAL -- Nutrition | Ondervoeding | Kinderen | Unterern�ahrung | AsienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Double burden of malnutrition in Asia.DDC classification: 616.3/9/095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Malnutrition in Asia -- Direct Nutrition Action -- Developing Capacity for Nutrition Action -- Indirect Nutrition-Relevant Actions -- Contextual Dynamics -- Financing Nutrition Interventions -- The Way Forward.
Summary: The greatest number of malnourished children in the world reside in Asia. The Double Burden of Malnutrition in Asia is inspired by the massive challenge that this situation currently poses for Asia. It describes the main driving forces behind the groundswell of undernutrition, while shedding light on the emerging 'double burden' of co-existing underweight and overweight, and the linkages between these two different forms of malnutrition. Following detailed analyses of causes and consequences, Gillespie and Haddad provide clear evidence-based options for remedial action in differing contexts, a.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [210]-225) and index.

Malnutrition in Asia -- Direct Nutrition Action -- Developing Capacity for Nutrition Action -- Indirect Nutrition-Relevant Actions -- Contextual Dynamics -- Financing Nutrition Interventions -- The Way Forward.

The greatest number of malnourished children in the world reside in Asia. The Double Burden of Malnutrition in Asia is inspired by the massive challenge that this situation currently poses for Asia. It describes the main driving forces behind the groundswell of undernutrition, while shedding light on the emerging 'double burden' of co-existing underweight and overweight, and the linkages between these two different forms of malnutrition. Following detailed analyses of causes and consequences, Gillespie and Haddad provide clear evidence-based options for remedial action in differing contexts, a.

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