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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 15 (1993/1994), Number 1, March 1994

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Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Food and Nutrition Bulletin incorporates and continues the PAG Bulletin of the former Protein-Caloric Advisory Group of the United Nations system and is published quarterly by the United Nations University Press in collaboration with the United Nations ACC Subcommittee on Nutrition. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University or the ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition.

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As a result of unavoidable delays that have occurred in the publication of the Food and Nutrition Bulletin, volume 15 is dated 1993/1994 rather than 1993.
All subscribers will receive the full number of issues due to them.

Editor: Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw
Assistant Editor: Ms. Edwina B. Murray
Editorial Consultant: Ms. Sarah Jeffries
Senior Associate Editor—Clinical and Human Nutrition: Dr. Cutberto Garza, Director and Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., USA
Senior Associate Editor—Food Science and Technology: Dr. Ricardo Bressani, Instituto de Investigaciones, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

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© The United Nations University, 1994
ISBN 92-808-0808-7
ISSN 0379-5721

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Editorial policy

World food prize lecture

The consequences of hidden hunger for individuals and societies

Nutrition policy

Social marketing: Achieving changes in nutrition behaviour, from household practices to national policies

Public health nutrition

Fortification of salt with iron and iodine to control anaemia and goitre: Development of a new formula with good stability and bioavailability of iron and iodine

Assessment of the impact of a hygiene on environmental sanitation, childhood diarrhoea, and the growth of children in rural Bangladesh

Dietary intervention to control vitamin A deficiency in seven- to twelve-year-old children

Lower prevalence of diarrhoea in young children fed lactic acid-fermented cereal gruels

Nutrition surveys and surveillance

Interobserver variation in the assessment of thyroid enlargement: A pitfall in surveys of the prevalence of endemic goitre

Assessment methodology

Rapid assessment procedures in formative research for a communication intervention on water-related hygiene behaviours

International food intake directory (INFID)

Improving the use of prior country dietary surveys for comparisons by time and place

IFPRI report - Famine in Ethiopia: Policy implications of coping failure at national and household levels

Books received

News and notes

Guideline for reporting methods used in dietary surveys

UNU Programme on Food and Nutrition for Human and Social Development

Note for contributors/Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs/Nota para los posibles autores

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