Anthropometric Failures: Nutrition, Early Child Interventions and Emotional, and Cognitive Development Potentials

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May 2007
This presentation deals with the following issue: how poverty, poor health, nutrition and care affect child development. The author reviews a series of "capabilities approaches," including concepts such as the conversion of primary good into the person's ability to promote his/her ends. This presentation was discussed at the IDB-PAHO Workshop, Washington DC, 25th of May 2007.