Table of Contents
A periodic review of developments in international
compiled from information available to the ACC/SCN
Current ACC/SCN publications
SUPPLEMENT ON METHODS AND STATISTICS
to the First Report on the World Nutrition Situation, December 1988
This publication is a source of reference for methodology used in the First Report on the World Nutrition Situation, giving sources of data, assumptions and analytical methods as well as the basic data used for that report.
WOMEN'S ROLE IN FOOD CHAIN ACTIVITIES AND THEIR
IMPLICATIONS FOR NUTRITION
by Gerd Holmboe-Ottesen, Ophelia Mascarenhas and Margareta Wandel.
ACC/SCN State-of-the-Art series. Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No. 4, May, 1989.
MALNUTRITION AND INFECTION - A REVIEW
by A. Tomkins and F. Watson
with discussion by N.S. Scrimshaw and an introduction by the ACC/SCN Secretariat.
ACC/SCN State-of-the-Art series. Nutrition Policy Discussion
Paper No. 5, October, 1989.
(A Charge of $15 per copy will be made for 'Malnutrition and Infection' to those requesting from Europe and the U.S., to help cover costs).
Copies of these publications can be obtained by writing to the ACC/SCN Secretariat.
SCN News is issued twice yearly by the Secretariat of the UN ACC/Sub-Committee on Nutrition. A description of the ACC/SCN is given on the back cover.
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Dr John B. Mason
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Edited by SCN Staff: John Mason, Mahshid Lotfi, Stuart
Gillespie. We are most grateful for the signed articles contributed by Rosemary
Kevany, Marito Garcia and Marcia Griffiths; and for the illustrations by Lindsay
Barrett and Karen Test. Other pieces are written by SCN staff.
Update on the Nutrition Situation
Women and Nutrition
Malnutrition and Infection (part 1)
Targeted Food Subsidies
NEWS AND VIEWS
Managing Successful Nutrition Programmes
International Conference on Nutrition set for 1992/93
Nutrition and the Road to Health
Potential Health Effects of Climatic Change
Facts for Life
Feeding the Child
Hunger and Society
UNITED NATIONS - ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE ON COORDINATION - SUBCOMMITTEE ON NUTRITION (ACC/SCN)