Commentary: A failure of imagination
1 C.G.L. Murray and A.D. Lopez (eds.) Quantifying Reproductive Health Risks: Descriptive Epidemiology of Major Conditions, Harvard University Press for WHO and World Bank, 1996, forthcoming.
2 Many societies believe that a girl has reached child-bearing age when menstruation begins. But at the onset of menstruation, a girl has about 5% more height to attain but about 10%-20% more pelvic growth.
3 Hind A.S. Khattab (Gillian Potter, ed.), The Silent Endurance; Social Conditions of Women's Reproductive Health in Rural Egypt, Population Council/UNICEF, Amman, 1992.
4 Personal communication from Sister Anne Thompson, WHO, November 1995.
5 WHO, Division of Family Health, Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme, Mother-Baby Package: Implementing Safe Motherhood in Countries, WHO/FHE/MSM/94.11, 1994.
6 Personal communication from Deborah Maine, Columbia University School of Public Health, New York, November, 1995.
7 J.E. Rohde, 'Removing Risk from Safe Motherhood', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 50, Suppl. 2, 1995.
Commentary: The Asian enigma
1 Nutrition Foundation of India, 'Growth Performance of Affluent Indian Children (Under 5s)', Scientific Report No. 11, 1991.
2 Maternal Anthropometry and Pregnancy Outcomes: A WHO Collaborative Study; Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol. 73, Suppl., 1995.
3 William R. Beiser, 'Infection-induced malnutrition', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 62, Suppl., 1995.
4 David L. Pelletier and others, 'The Effects of Malnutrition on Child Mortality in Developing Countries', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol. 73, No. 4, 1995.
5 International Institute for Population Sciences, 'National Family Health Survey, India 1992-93', Bombay 1995.
6 Urban Jonsson, 'Nutrition and the Convention on the Rights of the Child', Food Policy, Vol. 21, February 1996.