Nutrition

Promoting healthy growth and preventing childhood stunting video

Contributing authors to each of the papers present, in their own words, key take-home messages for the reader. You can watch the video for the individual article summaries.

1. Promoting healthy growth and preventing childhood stunting
Dr Francesco Branca, Director, Dept. of Nutrition for Health & Development, WHO

2. Promoting healthy growth and preventing childhood stunting: a global challenge
Adelheid W. Onyango, WHO

3. The World Health Organization’s global target for reducing childhood stunting by 2025: rationale and proposed actions
Mercedes de Onis, WHO

4. Contextualising complementary feeding in a broader framework for stunting prevention
Christine P. Stewart, UC Davis

5. Parental height and child growth from birth to 2 years in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
Cutberto Garza, Boston College

6. The economic rationale for investing in stunting reduction
John Hoddinott, IFPRI

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