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Droughts and child health

Kumar, Santosh, Molitor, Ramona and Vollmer, Sebastian (2015) Droughts and child health. International Growth Centre Blog (28 Jan 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Child health plays a crucial role in human capital development yet, exposure to drought in the womb increases the child’s likelihood of being underweight – with knock-on effects for educational outcomes. Policies aimed at reducing child malnutrition need to start in the womb, not just after birth

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 11:49
Last Modified: 09 May 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81917

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