Improving Women’s Nutrition Imperative for Rapid Reduction of Childhood Stunting in South Asia: Coupling of Nutrition Specific Interventions with Nutrition Sensitive Measures Essential

Reducing stunting in South Asia requires the coordination of nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific interventions, especially measures that lead to improved nutritional status for mothers. This paper suggests a range of potential program options to target adolescent women and mothers with the end goal of improving their nutritional status and that of children in the region.

Vir, S.C. Maternal & Child Nutrition (2016). Vol. 12. S1. 72-90.