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Progress in the health and nutrition of girls in the Asia-Pacific region

Lee, M.K. (2015) Progress in the health and nutrition of girls in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 27 (1). pp. 19-23.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1010539514561084
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Abstract

Since its inception 3 decades ago the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) has emphasized improving the health of disadvantaged and minority groups. In 1990, APACPH held a conference in Kathmandu with the theme, “The Girl Child in Asia: A Neglected Majority.” Over the past 3 decades, the mortality rates for all children, particularly girls, have improved in our region

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Health Professions
Publisher: Sage
Copyright: 2014 APJPH
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/25117
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