Time to Act on Malnutrition in All Its Forms in West Africa


This post originally appeared on the Transform Nutrition West Africa website. The World Health Organization (WHO) has characterized the double burden of malnutrition (DBM) as “the coexistence of undernutrition (i.e. micronutrient deficiencies, underweight, and childhood stunting and wasting), along with overweight and obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases, within individuals, households and populations, and across the […]

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Double burden, Malnutrition, Nutrition, West Africa
Source: CGIAR Nutrition