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The first thousand days: global health and the politics of potential in Khayelitsha, South Africa

Abstract:

This thesis in anthropology examines the logics and implications of the first thousand days project, a global health focus on nutrition interventions in early life. The thousand days between conception and a child's second birthday has emerged as a critical period that determines future health and potential, underpinned by new scientific knowledge in the fields of epigenetics and the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Since 2013, the first thousand days focus has directed nutriti...

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SSD
Department:
SAME
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Department:
Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2017-09-19

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