Chittur S Srinivasan

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BACKGROUND The persistence of rural-urban disparities in child nutrition outcomes in developing countries alongside rapid urbanisation and increasing incidence of child malnutrition in urban areas raises an important health policy question - whether fundamentally different nutrition policies and interventions are required in rural and urban areas.(More)
OBJECTIVE To systematically review the available evidence on whether national or international agricultural policies that directly affect the price of food influence the prevalence rates of undernutrition or nutrition-related chronic disease in children and adults. DESIGN Systematic review. SETTING Global. SEARCH STRATEGY We systematically searched(More)
The facilitation of healthier dietary choices by consumers is a key element of government strategies to combat the rising incidence of obesity in developed and developing countries. Public health campaigns to promote healthier eating often target compliance with recommended dietary guidelines for consumption of individual nutrients such as fats and added(More)
1 Food security exists in a country when all people at all times have the food they need for an active and healthy life. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, FAO: What It Is — What It Does (2002), www.fao.org/UNFAO/e/ wmain-e.htm. Poverty and food insecurity are inextricably linked. Poverty is a prime cause of many people's food(More)
In many developing countries, high levels of child undernutrition persist alongside rapid economic growth. There is considerable interest in the study of countries that have made rapid progress in child nutrition to uncover the driving forces behind these improvements. Cambodia is often cited as a success case having reduced the incidence of child stunting(More)
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