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Millennium Development Goals

- Eradicate extreme poverty & hunger
- Promote gender equality
- Reduce child mortality by 2/3
- Improve maternal health

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What did MDG not make enough on?

- Hunger
- Sanitation
- Environmental sustainability
- Nutritional indicators requiring social & behavioral change

3

Number of hungry people in 2010?

- 1 in 7
- 925 M (13% of world population)

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Why the success for health?

- Repeated message: health essential for development
- Focused on short list of outcomes
- Annual measurement and reporting
- Donor organizations prioritized investments based on the MDG

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5 P's for sustainable development goals

- People
- Planet
- Peace
- Partnership
- Prosperity

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Who is at risk for malnutrition

1. Women of reproductive age
2. Infants
3. Children (Under 5)

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First 1000 days matter

- promote pregnancy through child's 2nd birthday
- Find that growth falters within first 2 yrs from 2 months onwards)

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What underlies these nutrition issues

- Ineffective or unstable govt & programs
- poor infrastructure
- isolation
- income poverty
- inadequate health care

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immediate causes of malnutrition

- inadequate intake
- monotonous diet
- food insecurity
- disease/illness

Maternal & child undernutrition

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Under-nutrition

- Short term consequences: morbidity, mortality, disability
- Long term consequences (limited adult size, limited intellectual capacity, economic productivity, reproductive performance, chronic dx)

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Transmission of stunting

- South central asia; 10%

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The impoverished gut: A triple burden

- Diarrhea/ EE (environmental enteropathy)
- Stunting
- Chronic disease

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EBF

- Infant (0-2 mo) not EBF is 23 x more likely to die of diarrhea
- Single most important factor in prevention of deaths in