poster | September 5, 2017
Characterizing Infant Growth Patterns for the 1st 2 years in a Bangladesh Cohort
2015 Grand Challenges Meeting, Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationAuthor:
Jennie Z. Ma, Jianhui Zhou, Yin Zhang, Feiyang Niu, Rashidul Haque, William A. Petri, Jr, University of Virginia, USA and International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, BangladeshHBGDki Topics:
Neurocognitive Development, Stunting
- Early childhood is a critical stage for physical growth and cognitive development that forms the foundation for children’s future wellbeing.
- Better understanding growth patterns in early life is important for developing effective prevention and timely intervention strategies.
- Objective: to characterize early growth patterns in an urban slum cohort of Bangladesh children.