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Maternal and child nutrition contributes to more than one-third of child mortality and 10% of the total global disease burden. Of the nutrition factors associated with child mortality, stunting, severe acute malnutrition and intrauterine growth retardation constitute the major risk factors. Therefore, reducing infant and young child stunting is essential for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) related to child survival (MDG 4) as well as that related to the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger (MDG 1). 

 

 

2013

Beyond survival: Integrated delivery care practices for long-term maternal and infant nutrition, health and development NEW!

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2012

World Breastfeeding Week 2012: Understanding the Past - Planning the Future 

2011

Underweight, short stature, and in adolescents and young women in LAC (2011) 

2010

Technical brief. Early initiation of breastfeeding. The key to survival and beyond (2010) 

Anemia in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2009 (2010)  

2009

Ensuring a healthy start for future development: Iron nutrition during the first 6 months of life (2009)

2008

Anemia among adolescent and young adult women in LAC: A cause for concern (2008)  

Malnutrition in Infants and Young Children in LAC: Achieving the MDGs (2008)  

2007

Beyond survival: Integrated delivery care practices for long-term maternal and infant nutrition, health and development (2007) 

Essential delivery care practices for maternal and newborn health and nutrition (2007) 

2003

Guiding principles for complementary feeding of the breastfed child (2003) 

2002

Quantifying the benefits of breastfeeding: A summary of the evidence (2002) 

 

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