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Priority targets and indicators of nutritional status and intervention coverage for children and adolescents (aged 5–19 years)

Author: Natasha Lelijveld and Stephanie V. Wrottesley
Year: 2023
Resource type: Report

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The 2021 Lancet series on Adolescent Nutrition recommended actions to “strengthen and extend national data collection systems to include standardised indicators and determinants of adolescent nutritional status, and coverage of interventions among both adolescent boys and girls”. Currently, a lack of standardised nutrition surveillance systems for children and adolescents 5–19 years limits our understanding of their nutrition challenges and how to address them. It also explains why few nutrition targets exist, and perpetuates deprioritisation of routine data collection, for this age group.

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