Malnutrition in South Asia—A Critical Reappraisal

@article{Akhtar2016MalnutritionIS,
  title={Malnutrition in South Asia—A Critical Reappraisal},
  author={Saeed Akhtar},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={56},
  pages={2320 - 2330}
}
  • S. Akhtar
  • Published 25 October 2016
  • Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Malnutrition continues to be a major public health challenge especially in South Asian developing countries. The aim of the present review is to spotlight the magnitude of the prevalence of malnutrition and its dynamics in South Asian region and to suggest potential approaches for the prevention and control of this issue of public health significance. An extensive review of literature, covering malnutrition and its determinants, health and economic consequences and pragmatic preventive… 
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