Journal paper
The adverse health impacts of early infant stunting can be partially ameliorated by early catch‐up growth. Few studies have examined predictors of and barriers to catch‐up growth to identify intervention points for improving linear growth during infancy. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of, and factors associated with, catch‐up growth among infants in Pakistan.
This paper summarises existing evidence on nutrition and agriculture in Pakistan with the view of highlighting the main pathways and disconnects between agriculture growth and nutritional improvement. The first two sections (Sections 1 and 2) describe the nutrition and agriculture situations and trends respectively. Section 3 provides a summary of nutrition-related policies and programmes, and Section 4 does the same for agriculture-related policies and programmes. An analysis of the main...

South Asia Focus

Funded by UK DFID

This research has been funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development; however the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the UK Government’s official policies



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