Millennium development goals and child undernutrition.

@article{Patwari2013MillenniumDG,
  title={Millennium development goals and child undernutrition.},
  author={Ashok K. Patwari},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={449-52}
}
Reduction in prevalence of underweight children (under five years of age) has been included as an indicator for one of the targets to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger (Goal 1) of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The most recent MDG report of 2012 indicates that the target of reducing extreme poverty by half has been reached five years ahead of the 2015 deadline but close to one third of children in Southern Asia were underweight. In India, at the historical rate of decline the… CONTINUE READING

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