In an era of economic growth, is inequity holding back reductions in child malnutrition in Vietnam?

@article{Thang2003InAE,
  title={In an era of economic growth, is inequity holding back reductions in child malnutrition in Vietnam?},
  author={Nguyen Minh Thang and Barry M Popkin},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={405-10}
}
In the past decade of economic growth, Vietnam has achieved an impressive rate of socioeconomic development. However, the rate of improvement in child malnutrition lags far behind that of most other health indicators. This study examines factors other than income that might affect this inability to reduce rapidly child malnutrition by exploring the socioeconomic factors that explain the high rates of stunting and underweight status of many Vietnamese children. A nationally representative survey… CONTINUE READING

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