In Papua New Guinea (PNG) protein-energy malnutrition has usually been assessed by comparing attained growth with international growth standards, the most commonly used of which have been the Harvard Standards . Within health, emphasis is on children under 5 years of age and those under 80% weight-for-age (W/A) are defined as malnourished.
- Nutritional Status
- Visual Attention
- Deciduous Tooth
- Motor Development
- Malnourished Child
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Heywood, P.F., Heywood, A.H. (1990). Protein-energy malnutrition in Papua New Guinea: Its functional significance. In: Visser, H.K.A., Bindels, J.G. (eds) Child Nutrition in South East Asia. Eighth Nutricia Symposium. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-1996-9_10
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