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For All Defence Aspirants Global Nutrition Report 2018

For All Defence Aspirants Global Nutrition Report 2018

Global Nutrition Report 2018

In Its Fifth Edition, The Global Nutrition Report Highlights The Worrying Prevalence And Universality Of Malnutrition In All Its Form.

The Global Nutrition Report 2018 Finds Again That The Problem Of Malnutrition Remains Severe Across All Regions And None Of The Countries Are Course To Meet All Nine Global Nutrition Targets.

Malnutrition Is Responsible For More Ill-Health Than Any Other Cause. The Health Consequences Of Being Overweight And Obese Contribute To An Estimated Four Million Deaths Globally.

In Situations Of Crises Arising From Conflict Fragility, Violence And Environmental Change There Is An Urgent Need To Treat And Prevent Multiple Burdens Of Malnutrition While Also Building Nutrition Resilience.

Key Highlights

About A Third Of The World’s Children Suffer Some Form Of Malnutrition ,Though There Has Been Some Progress In Reducing Malnutrition It Has Been Too Slow And Not Spread Across All Forms Of Malnutrition.

Stunting Among Children Under Five Years Of Age Is Declining At A Global Level Bu The Numbers In Africa Are Increasing.

Although, Some Progress Is Visible Against Stunting, India Still Holds Almost A Third Of The World’s Burden For Stunting Of The Three Countries That Are Home To Almost Half (47.2%) Of All Stunted Children, Two Are In Asia, With India Having 46.6 Million (31%) And Pakistan Having 10.7 Million.

India Also Accounted For 25.5 Million Children Who Are Wasted ,Followed By Nigeria (3.4 Million) And Indonesia (3.3 Million). More Than Half Of The World’s Children Impacted By Wasting (26.9 Million) Live In South Asia.

India Also Figures Among The Set Of Countries That Has More Than A Million Overweight Children. The Other Nations Are China, Indonesia ,Egypt , Us ,Brazil And Pakistan.

Different Forms Of Malnutrition Continue To Coexist With Each Other. Of The 141 Countries Analysed 88% Experience More Than One Form Of Malnutrition.

Recommendations

Understand The Variation In Stunting :Given The Variation In Stunting Within The Country From State To State And From District To District, It Is Important To Understand How And Why Prevalence Of Stunting Differs.

Breakdown Silos Between Malnutrition In All Its Forms: Different Forms Of Malnutrition Coexist Which Are Being Tackled At Different Rates, Vary Among Populations, And Overlap With Each Other In Various Ways. Therefore, They Require Integrated Approaches And Cohesive Work To Address Them.

Prioritise And Invest In The Data And Capacity To Use Them: The Efforts Made To Improve The Years, Not Especially In Developing Countries ,They Are Not Adequate ,Building On This Progress Domestic Investments Must Continue To Grow And International Aid Donors Must Keep Investing.

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