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Filipino children suffer from stunted growth — DoST survey By Efren B. Chavez 05/12/2012

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Filipino children suffer from stunted growth — DoST survey

By Efren B. Chavez 05/12/2012

A third of the children in 12 regions in the Visayas and Mindanao suffer from stunting, Dr. Mario Capanzana, director of the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DoST-FNRI), revealed during the recent Nutrition Summit held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City.

The prevalence of this condition was found the Nutritional Status of Filipino Children and Selected Population Groups Survey: 2011 report. The survey was conducted between May and December 2011 covering all 17 regions and 79 provinces of the country using the 2003 National Statistics Office Master Sample. Growth parameters were measured using the global indicators and techniques of measurement being used by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)..... MORE

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