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Progress on growth faltering

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Tackling of child malnutrition is key to achieving the third Sustainable Development Goal of good health and wellbeing for all. During the past 15 years, improvements have been achieved in overall mortality from acute childhood illnesses such as malaria, diarrhoea, and pneumonia. However, children with impaired growth are still at elevated risk of death from these common infections and are limited in their neurodevelopmental potential. Stunting (ie, low height-for-age) is the commones...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30357-6

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Department:
Nuffield College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Global Health Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
2
Pages:
e125-e126
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-04
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ISSN:
2214-109X
Pubs id:
pubs:672204
URN:
uri:942c44e0-fa41-402e-9f3e-e90aeee20786
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uuid:942c44e0-fa41-402e-9f3e-e90aeee20786
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pubs:672204

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