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Childhood health and nutrition is an important global health issue. Many countries have begun to prioritize the well being of children because they want to prevent mortality and morbidity at a young age. Mitigating childhood malnutrition, including wasting, stunting, and micronutrient deficiencies...
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Summary: As childhood health and nutrition are important global health issues, many countries have begun to prioritize the well being of children to reduce mortality and morbidity at a young age. This paper takes a closer look at the relationship between childhood malnutrition and infectious...
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Roughly 15,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed annually among American children. Eighty percent of these children ultimately are cured, which is a remarkable medical success story. But in sub-Saharan Africa, where about 100,000 new cases of pediatric cancer occur annually and 90 percent of those...
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Malnutrition is a global challenge that all countries need to address. Despite some progress, the world is not on track to meet globally agreed goals and targets for nutrition. While more than 149 million children have stunted growth, childhood overweight and obesity are increasing almost everywhere...
United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME), Report 2019. Tremendous progress in child survival has been made over the past two decades. And yet, one child or young adolescent died every five seconds in 2018. The vast majority of these deaths (85 per cent) occur in the...
Although a short video, Professor Sonia Bhalotra addresses whether a decline in child morality influences women's choices of labour market participation, marriage, and fertility. ...