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stunt

1
a person, animal, or plant that has been stunted

stunt

2
an acrobatic or dangerous piece of action in a film or television programme

stunt

[stənt]
(plant pathology)
Any of several plant diseases marked by reduction in size of the plant.
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In the second stage, we used multilevel binomial logistic regression and area-level variables to estimate the log odds of moderate stunting or severe stunting in rural areas and urban areas, respectively ([Y.sup.(A).sub.ijk]), where the superscript A refers to rural or urban area, as a function of national-level stunting:
If stunting has to be avoided, health departments need to focus on preventive healthcare, education departments to increase literacy levels especially amongst women, local governments to provide good sanitation services and hygienic neighbourhoods, poverty-alleviation programmes to design targeted conditional cash-transfer programmes and the food authorities to ensure supply of fortified food and enforce standards.
Given its long-term negative effects on human capital development and poverty eradication, stunting is high on the government of Rwandas political and development agenda.
Stunting is the condition of being substantially shorter than the average height for one's age.
There is another factor that causes high rates of stunting in South Asia, and that is the poor nutrition of mothers before and during pregnancy.
are unaware of balanced nutrition, which is main reason of stunting
Stunting, or low height for age, is caused by long-term insufficient nutrient-intake and frequent infections.
K-P Planning and Development Department officials have stated that the stunting ratio for children in the province has fallen from 47% to 42% over the last five years.
Rwanda Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project will support community-based approaches, improve the delivery of high-impact nutrition and health interventions, incentivize frontline community health workers and health personnel, strengthen accountability mechanisms, and promote a learning-by-doing approach to draw lessons on what works and how it can be scaled up.
'Doctors later on told me that stunting after the first 1,000 days of a child's life is irreversible,' she said.
We estimated child stunting attributable to climate change in five regions in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2050.
Since then, malnutrition which includes stunting, wasting and obesity have been firmly on the political agenda.