WHO – Global Nutrition Targets 2025: Stunting Policy Brief

by Dan Campbell on August 13, 2015

Global Nutrition Targets 2025: Stunting Policy Brief, 2014. World Health Organization.

In 2012, the World Health Assembly Resolution 65.6 endorsed a Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition (1), which specified six global nutrition targets for 2025 (2). This policy brief covers the first target: a 40% reduction in the number of children under-5 who are stunted. The purpose of this policy brief is to increase attention to, investment in, and action for a set of cost-effective interventions and policies that can help Member States and their partners in reducing stunting rates among children aged under 5 years.


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