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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 15 (1993/1994), Number 4, December 1994

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Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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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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Editorial policy


The Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama

Food science and technology

Fortification of foods: Historical development and current practices

Micronutrient deficiencies

Vitamin A supplementation and child morbidity and mortality in developing countries

Surveillance of micronutrient deficiency

Food and nutrition at the household level

The impact of non-traditional export agriculture on income and food availability in Guatemala: An intra-household perspective

Food nutrition surveillance at the household level

Sentinel surveillance in health and nutrition: Experience in Guatemala

Public health nutrition

The validity of clinic-based nutrition surveillance data: A study from selected sites in northern Malawi

Evaluation of the impact of messages to improve the diets of lactating rural Bangladeshi women on their dietary practices and the of their breast-fed infants

Determinants of nutrition status of rural preschool children in Andhra Pradesh, India

Special article

Children's right to adequate nutrition

IUNS report

The state of food and nutrition in Africa, 1970s-1980s-1990s

Books received

News and notes

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

Title of interest

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