Microenvironmental Factors in Severe Protein-Calorie Malnutrition
Protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM) is a disease complex occurring primarily among the poor in preindustrial societies where the social system, consciously or unconsciously, creates malnourished children, generation after generation, through a series of social misfortunes, among which are limited access to goods and services, limited social mobility, and restricted opportunities for social stimuli at crucial points in life (1).
KeywordsControl Child Maternal Behavior Test Situation Severe Malnutrition Malnourished Child
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