Nutrition

Nutrition in developmental transition in South-East Asia

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Authors:
WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia

Publication details

Number of pages: 130
Publication date: 1992
Languages: English
ISBN: 92 9 022190 9

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Overview

Reports the findings of a comprehensive study of the impact of developmental transition on food patterns, nutrition, and health status in South-East Asian countries. Addressed to researchers and policy makers, the study evaluates trends over the past four decades in order to identify problems and causes, predict future trends, and develop an agenda of future priorities and goals. Specific nutrition programmes in individual countries are also critically assessed in a search for approaches that have proved their workability.