Special Discussion on "Stunting" in Program Rabta
Stunting and other forms of under-nutrition hinder the optimal health and growth of a child. Stunting is associated with suboptimal brain development, which is likely to have long-lasting harmful consequences for cognitive ability NUTRITION SPECIFIC.
1. Improving breastfeeding practices, while continuing to improve the quality of complementary foods for children aged 6-23 months
2. Improving women’s nutritional status by focusing on preventing micronutrient deficiencies among pregnant and lactating mothers
3. Improving early detection and treatment of severe wasting in young children
4. Improving women’s nutrition, especially for adolescent girls and mothers
Host: Azra Intisar
Guest: Dr. Saba Shuja, Nutrition Officer, UNICEF
Producer: Inam Soomro
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