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Nutrition in Bhutan : situational analysis and policy recommendations

  title={Nutrition in Bhutan : situational analysis and policy recommendations},
  author={Stephen J. Atwood and Somil Nagpal and Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo Mbuya and Luc Laviolette},
As Bhutan has progressed financially, its health indicators have also progressed. It has achieved significant gains in all the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Yet two major indicators of significant undernutrition remain persistently elevated: stunting of children younger than 5, and anemia in women and children. Some factors can be interpreted as direct or nutrition-specific determinants of undernutrition in Bhutan, among them diarrheal diseases, high parasite loads in parts of the… 

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