Child undernutrition, tropical enteropathy, toilets, and handwashing

@article{Humphrey2009ChildUT,
  title={Child undernutrition, tropical enteropathy, toilets, and handwashing},
  author={Jean H. Humphrey},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={374},
  pages={1032-1035}
}
  • J. Humphrey
  • Published 19 September 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
2Child underweight state or stunting mainly develops during the fi rst 2 years of life, when mean weight-for-age and length-for-age Z scores of children in Africa and Asia drop to about –2·0, with little or no recovery thereafter. 3 
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