More Focus On, Investment In Nutrition Needed Within Health Services, WHO Report Urges
WHO: Stronger focus on nutrition within health services could save 3.7 million lives by 2025
“Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is estimated that the right investment in nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025. … Essential health packages in all settings need to contain robust nutrition components but countries will need to decide which interventions best support their national health policies, strategies, and plans…” (Chaib, 9/4).
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