Opportunities for improving maternal nutrition and birth outcomes: synthesis of country experiences.

  title={Opportunities for improving maternal nutrition and birth outcomes: synthesis of country experiences.},
  author={John B. Mason and Lisa S. Saldanha and Usha Ramakrishnan and Alyssa E Lowe and Elizabeth A Noznesky and Amy Webb Girard and Deborah A McFarland and Reynaldo Martorell},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  volume={33 2 Suppl},
BACKGROUND Undernutrition in women in poor countries remains prevalent and affects maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) outcomes. Improving MNCH outcomes requires better policies and programs that enhance women's nutrition. OBJECTIVE The studies aimed to better understand awareness, perceptions, barriers to intervention, and policy and program priorities and approaches, through different platforms, addressing three related priority problems: anemia, intra-uterine growth retardation… CONTINUE READING


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