1 edition of Health & nutritional surveillance for development found in the catalog.
Health & nutritional surveillance for development
by Helen Keller International, Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore
Written in English
On Nutritional Surveillance Project (Bangladesh) with reference to rural Bangladesh and urban areas of Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna of Bangladesh.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Health and nutritional surveillance for development|
|Statement||edited by Martin W. Bloem, Regina Moench-Pfanner, Dora Panagides.|
|Contributions||Bloem, Martin W., Moench-Pfanner, Regina., Panagides, Dora., Nutritional Surveillance Project (Bangladesh), Helen Keller International. Asia Pacific Regional Office.|
|LC Classifications||TX360.B3 H43 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 255 p. :|
|Number of Pages||255|
|LC Control Number||2004327141|
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Definitions. Nutrition is the study of the influence of food intake on health and wellbeing. Public health nutrition involves studying the relationship between dietary intake and disease (nutritional epidemiology) and applying the knowledge gained to help prevent disease in the population (nutrition intervention).
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Malnutrition - etiology 3. Food Supply 4. Nutrition Assessment 5. Data. Food and nutrition surveillance systems: technical guide for the development of a food and nutrition surveillance system for countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean p (WHO.
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Abstract. The concept of nutritional surveillance is derived from disease surveillance, and means “to watch over nutrition, in order to make decisions that lead to improvements in nutrition in populations”.
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health, food security, water. World Vision’s Contribution ENU SPOTLIGHT Nutrition Surveillance. JB, Habitch JP, Tabatabai Hand Valverde V Nutrition Surveillance Geneva WHO to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, we must urgently and effectively address undernutrition.
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Page last reviewed: Janu Content source: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.Review of National Nutrition Surveillance Systems Nutrition surveillance is a systematic approach used to detect malnutrition and identify populations at risk of suffering from it.
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