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Update on the Nutrition Situation - Recent Trends in Nutrition in 33 Countries
The report aims to describe recent trends in nutrition and certain potential determining factors, country-by-country. The approach is unavoidably ad hoc, due to the variable availability of data. Selected indicators of likely determinants of year-to-year change are emphasized, especially related to economic stress. Such factors are thought to be having...
Published in 1989, by
Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No 03 - The Prevention and Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders
This paper is the third in the ACC/SCN's State-of-the-Art series. Like the two previous papers, on nutrition education and control of vitamin A deficiency, it provides information to assist decisions on policies and programmes to prevent widespread nutritional problems. Iodine deficiency is one of these, affecting some 200 million people. Yet science and...
Published in 1988, by
First Report on the World Nutrition Situation
The overall objectives of the report are to provide an agreed basis for raising awareness of malnutrition - its extent, severity and trends - to advocate that increased attention be given to preventing this extensive and serious human problem. The report, through the indicators and their interpretation, should demonstrate the inter-sectoral nature of the...
Published in 1987, by
Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No 01 - Nutrition Education: A State-of-the-art Review
How well or poorly does nutrition education work? Does it deal better with some nutrition problems than with others? Do some kinds of nutrition education produce better results than other kinds? These are the sorts of questions addressed by Dr. Robert Hornik and a panel of distinguished discussants in the pages that follow. From their answers emerges a...
Published in 1985, by
International Code of marketing Breast-Milk Substitutes
INTERNATIONAL CODE affirming the right of every child and every pregnant and lactating woman to be adequately nourished, as a means of attaining and maintaining health. It lays out recommendations for action in 11 Articles.
Published in 1981, by