Achieving the MDGs Targets in Nutrition: Does Inequality Matter?

The prevalence of malnutrition in Bangladesh is one of the highest in the world. Millions of children and women suffer from one or more forms of malnutrition including low birth weight, wasting, stunting, underweight, etc. Today, malnutrition not only affects individuals but its effects are passed from one generation to the next as malnourished mothers give births to infant who struggle to grow and thrive. The nutritional status of children and women are not equally distributed throughout the country. Inequality has appeared as major stumbling barrier in achieving the targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) related to nutritional status of children and women in Bangladesh

Published 2012-03-12

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Publication year
2012
Contributor:
Chowdhury, Faiz Ahmed
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pdf, 21p.
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South Asia
Country
Bangladesh
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Publisher
Publication year
2012
Contributor:
Chowdhury, Faiz Ahmed
Format
pdf, 21p.
Rights
© Copyright: Unnayan Onneshan-The Innovators
Creative Commons License
None
Region
South Asia
Country
Bangladesh
Content Type
Reports