Report: Economic development does little to prevent child malnutrition

03/27/2014 | Voice of America

Investments that boost a country's gross national product do little to alleviate child malnutrition, with each 5% increase in GDP reducing stunting by less than 1%, says a study led by Subu Subramanian, a Harvard School of Public Health professor.
More investment needs to be made in sanitation, clean water, promotion of breastfeeding and food-aid programs, the study says.

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