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Mapping child growth failure in Africa between 2000 and 2015.

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Insufficient growth during childhood is associated with poor health outcomes and an increased risk of death. Between 2000 and 2015, nearly all African countries demonstrated improvements for children under 5 years old for stunting, wasting, and underweight, the core components of child growth failure. Here we show that striking subnational heterogeneity in levels and trends of child growth remains. If current rates of progress are sustained, many areas of Africa will meet the World Health Org...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/nature25760

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Belmont Forum More from this funder
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Journal website
Volume:
555
Issue:
7694
Pages:
41-47
Publication date:
2018-02-05
Acceptance date:
2018-01-17
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Pubs id:
pubs:828008
URN:
uri:679419b3-126c-463f-bc96-b0cba8ca61a6
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uuid:679419b3-126c-463f-bc96-b0cba8ca61a6
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pubs:828008
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English
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