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Session: Nutritional Status: The Influence of Poverty, Equity, and Autonomy
3129.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Nutritional Status: The Influence of Poverty, Equity, and Autonomy
Malnutrition underlies more than 50% of child deaths in developing countries and as such is an enormous problem. In this session we look at different aspects of nutritional practice from Brazil and Nicaragua in Latin America, to Cambodia and India in Asia.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Beatrice Rogers, PhD
10:30 AMBrazilian mothers' child feeding practices within the context of the nutritional transition
Ana C. Lindsay, MPH, DrPH, Marcia T. Machado, MPH, PhD, Katarina M. Sussner, AM, MPH, Cary Hardwick, MSN, MA, MSc, Karen E. Peterson, RD, DSc
10:50 AMWomen's decision-making autonomy and dietary intake in Jharkhand State, India
Karen P. Menendez, MPH, Subrato K. Mondal, MA, MPS, PhD, Michael J. McQuestion, MS, MPH, PhD, Kaliprasad Pappu, MBBS, MCommH, Michele L. Dreyfuss, MPH, PhD
11:10 AMSuccess and sustainability of baby-friendly in Nicaragua: How did they do it?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Barton R. Burkhalter, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:International Health
Endorsed by:Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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