Despite marked improvement in child undernutrition, especially stunting, in Nepal over the past decade, stunting prevalence remains high at 41% thus generating an urgent need to understand factors associated with childhood stunting.
Individual, household, and community level risk factors of stunting in children younger than 5 years: Findings from a national surveillance system in Nepal
Despite substantial reductions in recent years in Nepal, stunting prevalence in children younger than 5 years remains high and represents a leading public health concern. To identify factors contributing to the stunting burden, we report multilevel risk factors associated with stunting in 4,853 children aged 6–59 months in a nationally and agroecologically representative random sample from the first year of the Policy and Science for Health, Agriculture, and Nutrition Community Studies, a community‐based observational, mixed‐panel study.
Underlying Vitamin A Status Affects the Association between Dark Green Leafy Vegetable Intake and Serum Retinol and ?-Carotene Concetrations among Pregnant Women in Nepal
This poster presentation examines levels of Vitamin A and B Carotene in pregnant women in Kathmandu Nepal.
Linking Agriculture, Food Security, Diet and Nutrition in Nepal: Insights from the USAID Nutrition Innovation Lab
This presentation was delivered by Sudeep Shrestha in November?2015 at the International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition in Sri Lanka.