stunting


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Synonyms for stunting

the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft

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When making projections of rural and urban stunting, to ensure consistency with the national-level projections, we proportionally rescaled the rural and urban estimates for moderate and severe stunting so that they summed to the national-level estimates.
Stunting has a strong link with economic wellbeing and every 10% increase in income per capita results in decline of stunting by 3.2%.
The World Bank Group will continue to work with Rwanda to scale up the program nationally and bend the curve on stunting across the continent.
Not surprisingly, our stunting prevalence is much higher, also up to two times, than in our comparable neighbors.
To a query how could the stunting issue be addressed, Dr Saeed suggested proper diet plan which is comprised of dairy products, cereals, lentils, carbohydrates, fats, zinc, iron, protein, fiber and
Stunting is a stark manifestation of the widespread tendency to under-value, and under-invest in, human capital, said Tim Evans, Senior Director, Health Nutrition and Population Global Practice, World Bank Group.
RESULTS: We estimated that climate change will lead to a relative increase in moderate stunting of 1-29% in 2050 compared with a future without climate change.
NNS 2018 shows a decline in stunting from its previous level of 43.7 per cent.
'We are going to strengthen measures against stunting in collaboration with sector officials.
Stunting is caused by poor nutrition and maternal health especially in the first 1,000 days, which is the first two years from conception.
According to them, stunting is impaired growth and development caused by poor nutrition, repeated infection and inadequate psychosocial stimulation.
Dr Wasim Khawaja from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences said stunting is a result of chronic malnutrition which is defined by the World Health Organization as excesses or imbalances in a person's intake of energy or nutrients.
Vietnam's 5-and-under stunting prevalence was 23.3 percent in 2010.
Stunting affects up to 155 million children aged 5 or younger worldwide, (1) making it an all-too-common threat to global health.
They urged to start an advocacy drive to address the issue of children stunting for having improved child health and nutrition.They said stunting is impaired growth and development caused by poor nutrition, repeated infection and inadequate psychosocial stimulation.