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Attacking the Double Burden of Malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific
Stuart Gillespie Lawrence Haddad
Price: $ 10

Malnutrition¿s causes and solutions at each stage of the human life cycle are discussed in a regional study on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies and synthesized in this publication.

The study aims to create a better understanding of ways to improve life span, quality of life, early cognition and life-long learning, and earning capacity of individuals and nations.

This publication

-covers under- and over-nutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in the Asian and Pacific region where most of the world's malnourished live
-quantifies the cost of malnutrition and the cost effectiveness and rates of return on nutrition investments
-defines a partnership of communities, governments, and the private sector to prevent malnutrition and promote health and productivity
-analyzes management and institutional support for nutrition, including capacity needs
-proposes a financing strategy for raising investment
-presents a typology of ADB developing member countries to match capacity to need

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