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Stronger together : nutrition-disability links and synergies|Briefing note

GROCE, Nora
CHALLENGER, Eleanor
KERAC, Marko
2013

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Malnutrition can lead to disability, and disability can also lead to malnutrition. This paper will focus mainly on under-nutrition causing disability and disability causing or contributing to under-nutrition. Both nutrition and disability are key human rights issues. There is increasing knowledge about optimal nutrition-related practices and implementation of often low cost interventions to tackle issues of malnutrition in children. It is essential that governments, international actors and service providers consider and include the needs of children with disabilities in these efforts to ensure that children with disabilities have equitable access to nutrition in order to allow them to grow and thrive

The state of Asia-Pacific's children 2008 : child survival

COSSEY, Megan
2008

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This report complements UNICEF’s ‘State of the World’s Children 2008’. It provides an overview of child survival in the Asia-Pacific region, including progress towards the related Millennium Development Goals; causes of child deaths in the region; and creating a supportive environment for child survival strategies. It considers ways to improve child survival in the region, for example creating demand within a community; health financing and an equity approach to health-care provision; and strengthening data collection and monitoring

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