2015 Grand Challenges Meeting, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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, Bangladesh
HBGDki Topics:
Neurocognitive Development, Stunting
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  • 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.

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