Starvation and hunger remain a threat to health worldwide and, despite recent advances in prevention and treatment, malnutrition will continue to pose many challenges in the next millennium.

Keywords: malnutrition; micronutrient deficiency; hunger; protein energy malnutrition


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Walker, W Allan, and Hadigan, Colleen(Apr 2001) Malnutrition. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002105]