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Pakistan suffers from all of the three common forms of malnutrition
Of the three common forms of malnutrition - under-five stunting, anaemia among women during the child bearing years and adult overweight - Pakistan is among the countries that suffer from the first two and are also beginning to encounter the problem of adult obesity and related problems.

Global Nutrition Report finds economic growth not enough to combat malnutrition

Almost every country in the world, rich or poor, faces a serious public health risk due to malnutrition, either from undernutrition, obesity or micronutrient deficiencies, revealed the Global Nutrition Report. Authors included Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta of Aga Khan University.

Saving children together: World Pneumonia Day at AKU
Weak vaccination programmes and rampant malnutrition are two key causes for the high rates of childhood pneumonia in Pakistan was the expert consensus which emerged from a seminar held on World Pneumonia Day - Saving Children Together at the Aga Khan University Hospital.

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