Nutrition and health in Developing countries / edited by Richard D. Semba and Martin W. Bloem ; foreword by Nevin S. Scrimshaw

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Subjects: Malnutrition--Developing countries
Nutrition--Developing countries
Public health--Developing countries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Totowa, NJ : Humana Press, 2001
Series: Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
LC Classification: R, RA
Physical Description: xvii, 569 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Dedication
Series Introduction
Foreword
Preface
Contributors
1. Nutrition and Development: A Historical Perspective / Richard D. Semba 1
2. Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries / Carine Ronsmans 31
3. Low Birth Weight and Perinatal Morality / Michael S. Kramer, Cesar G. Victoria 57
4. Child Growth and Development / Mercedes de Onis 71
5. Diarrheal Diseases / Claudio F. Lanata, Robert E. Black 93
6. Acute Lower-Respiratory Infections / Claudio F. Lanata, Robert E. Black 131
7. Measles / Gregory Hussey 163
8. Malaria / Anuraj H. Shankar 177
9. Tuberculosis / Christopher Whalen, Richard D. Semba 209
10. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection / Richard D. Semba, Glenda E. Gray 237
11. Vitamin A Deficiency / Keith West, Jr., Ian Darnton-Hill 267
12. Zinc Deficiency / Roger Shrimpton 307
13. Iron Deficiency and Anemia / Ray Yip 327
14. Iodine Deficiency Disorders / Richard D. Semba 343
15. Multiple Micronutrient Malnutrition: What Can Be Done? / Usha Ramakrishnan, Sandra L. Huffman 365
16. Malnutrition / Dirk G. Schroeder 393
17. The Nutrition Transition and Its Relationship to Demographic Change / Barry M. Popkin 427
18. The Emerging Problem of Obesity in Developing Countries / Colleen M. Doak, Barry M. Popkin 447
19. Rapid Urbanization and the Challenges of Obtaining Food and Nutrition Security / Marie T. Ruel, Lawrence Haddad, James L. Garrett 465
20. Assessing and Communicating Impact of Nutrition and Health Programs / Saskia de Pee, Martin W. Bloem 483
21. The Economics of Nutritional Intervention / Susan Horton 507
22. Research and Policy Directions / David Pelletier 523
Index 551
Additional Authors: Semba, Richard D
Bloem, Martin W
Notes: LCCN: 2001024072
ISBN: 0896038068 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 46343090
ISBN/ISSN: 0896038068