Public Health Nutrition around the world is not going through its most glorious times

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Claudio Schuftan, MD

Abstract

The purpose of this letter is to elicit your response as a reader to the thesis I present here below. The topic is indeed sensitive and calls for concerted new efforts worldwide. You can send your reaction to be published in the next issue of this journal and I will be glad to respond.


 


We are reaching the end of the United Nations Decade of Nutrition and have little to show for for its achievements.1 True, the COVID pandemic and natural and man-made disasters set us back, but still, seen from the global perspective, the progress has been scant, if any.


 


Let us look at the roots of my pesi/optimist outlook in terms of expected future nutritional outcomes and processes currently under way.

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SCHUFTAN, Claudio. Public Health Nutrition around the world is not going through its most glorious times. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 5, may 2024. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/5353>. Date accessed: 19 june 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v12i5.5353.
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