Reversal of Historical Pattern of Child Malnutrition and Stunting is Demonstrated in Standardized UNICEF Data Survey
- a decrease in the prevalence of malnutrition levels in children aged 6-59 months;
- stunting rates decreased to 23.4 per cent
- acute and severe malnutrition decreased to 4.1 and 1 per cent, respectively
- underweight children also decreased from 18 per cent in 2005-2006 to 10.6 per cent in 2012.