Coffey and Spears on The Importance of Sanitation to Child Height

Sun, December 9, 2018
Coffey and Spears on The Importance of Sanitation to Child Height
The lack of sanitation and the practice of open defecation is another big driver of childhood undernutrition.

India has made very little progress in the decade between 2006 and 2016 in one key aspect: the height of children. One major reason for this is the lack of improvement in sanitation over the past decade, new research suggests. Indian children and adults, especially female and from marginalized groups, are among the shortest in the world, data from the International Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) system show. 

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