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Title Public health nutrition in developing countries / edited by Sheila Chander Vir.

Published New Delhi, India : Woodhead Publishing India, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  613.2091724 PUBL  v.1    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed  613.2091724 PUBL  v.2    AVAILABLE
Physical description 2 volumes (1244 pages) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Woodhead Publishing India in food science, technology and nutrition.
Woodhead Publishing India in food science, technology and nutrition.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt I 1. Principles of epidemiology and epidemiologic methods -- 2. Nutrition epidemiology for developing countries -- 3. Undernutrition in children -- 4. Dual nutrition burden in women: causes, consequences, and control measures -- 5. Measuring undernutrition and overnutrition in children -- 6. Essential new-born care and child survival -- 7. Integrating breastfeeding in public health programming: scientific facts, current status and future directions -- 8. Complementary feeding of infants and young children -- 9. Options and strategies to reach under-two children through complementary feeding with ARF in the South Asian countries -- 10. Diarrhea and undernutrition -- 11. Prevention and management of protein energy malnutrition -- 12. Severe acute malnutrition in children -- 13. Prevention and management of overweight and obesity in children -- 14. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and nutrition --
15. Vitamin A metabolism -- 16. Vitamin A deficiency: prevention and control -- 17. Vitamin A prevention and control programme in India: past efforts and current status -- 18. Iodine metabolism and indicators of iodine status -- 19. Sustaining iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) control programme -- 20. Iodine deficiency and iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) control program -- 21. Universal salt iodization (USI) -- 22. National iodine deficiency disorders control programme of India -- Pt II 23. Metabolism of iron, folic acid and vitamin B12 -- 24. Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in young children -- 25. Iron and multiple micronutrient supplementation in children: evidence from systematic reviews -- 26. Nutritional anemia during pregnancy, early childhood and adolescence: the critical development periods -- 27. Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in adolescent girls -- 28. Zinc: an essential micronutrient for health and development --
29. Vitamin A and zinc supplements for child survival: experiences and challenges ahead -- 30. Addressing micronutrient malnutrition through food fortification -- 31. Agriculture, food and nutrition security -- 32. Food and nutrition situation in India -- 33. Food and nutrition in natural and manmade disasters -- 34. Nutrition for the aged -- 35. Nutrition related non-communicable chronic disorders -- 36. Planning result-oriented public health nutrition programs: theory and practice -- 37. Monitoring and evaluation of public health nutrition programmes -- 38. District and village planning: a decentralised implementation approach in public health in India -- 39. Nutrition: health education and communication for improving women and child nutrition -- 40. From research to programs: applying knowledge to improve nutrition outcomes -- 41. Research methods in public health nutrition: critical factors -- 42. Reducing malnutrition: an analysis of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme -- 43. National Rural Health Mission.
Summary This book "focuses on application of public health and nutrition sciences for formulating strategies and actions for preventing and solving the serious problem of malnutrition in developing countries. The presents experiences, evidences and developments in addressing public health nutrition problems during the last three to four decades. It highlights the lessons learnt that would facilitate formulation of polcicies, development of strategies and designing of programmes within a results-based framework."--Publisher.
Other author Vir, Sheila Chander.
Subject Malnutrition -- Developing countries.
Nutrition -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
Public health -- Developing countries.
ISBN 9780857090041 (hbk. : Woodhead India)
9789380308067 (hbk. : Woodhead)