Maternal and Child Nutrition

Terms of Reference of the Subgroup on Child and Maternal Nutrition

  • To review the evidence on the influence of maternal and child nutrition including growth and development in utero and early childhood on the development of disease later in life.
  • To identify opportunities for effective nutritional intervention that could influence the risk of disease later in life.
  • To consider such scientific aspects of nutrition of women of reproductive age, infants and children as are referred to it by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN).

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