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Pakistan and Nutrition

Pakistan
  • Capital: Islamabad
  • Population: 184404791
  • Size: 803940.0 Km2

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Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Pakistan
S. Zuberi; R. Mehmood; H. Gazdar / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
How can agriculture play a more effective role in improving nutrition in countries with a high burden of hidden hunger and where an increasing proportion of the poor sources its food from the market? There is a need to understand how ...
Assessing the Effectiveness of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Conceptual Framework
S. Henson; J. Humphrey / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2015
South Asia has experienced rapid economic growth, yet it still has the highest rate of child malnutrition in the world, and half the population is undernourished. Besides children, undernutrition among women and adolescent girls is al...
Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan
M. van den Bold; N. Kohli; S. Gillespie / Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) 2015
Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of South Asia’s population...
Baluchistan Province report: nutrition political economy, Pakistan
Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition 2014
In the Baluchistan Province of Pakistan, under-nutrition remains a recognized health problem and plays a substantial role in the region’s elevated maternal and child morbidity and mortality rates. Fifty-two per cent of children ...
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province report: nutrition political economy, Pakistan
Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition 2014
In the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Province of Pakistan, under-nutrition remains a recognized health problem and plays a substantial role in the region’s elevated maternal and child morbidity and mortality rates. Forty-eight per ce...
Punjab Province report: nutrition political economy, Pakistan
Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition 2014
In the Punjab Province of Pakistan, under-nutrition remains a recognized health problem and plays a substantial role in the region’s elevated maternal and child morbidity and mortality rates. Although Punjab as a whole has margi...
Sindh Province report: nutrition political economy Pakistan
Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition 2014
In the Sindh Province of Pakistan, under-nutrition remains a recognised health problem and plays a substantial role in the region’s elevated maternal and child morbidity and mortality rates. Forty per cent of children are underw...
Treatment response to standard of care for severe anemia in pregnant women and effect of multivitamins and enhanced anthelminthics
P. Christian; F. Shahid; A. Rizvi / American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009
Severe anemia (hemoglobin, 70 g/L) in pregnancy may increase the risk of maternal and perinatal mortality. In this study, response to standard treatment with high-dose iron–folic acid was assessed for 90 d and single-dose...
Rise in childhood obesity with persistently high rates of undernutrition among urban school-aged Indo-Asian children
T.H. Jafar; Z. Qadri; M. Islam / British Medical Journal 2008
Childhood obesity is an emerging global public health challenge. Evidence for the transition in nutrition in Indo-Asian developing countries is lacking. The analyses described in this article were conducted to determine the trends in ...
The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths
A Imdad; M.Y Yakoob; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health 2011
Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional in...
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