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South and South-West Asia is one of the most dynamic subregions in the world and an engine of growth for the rest of the world, yet it is likely to fail to meet some of its targets related to health and nutrition if urgent action is not taken. Drawing from the findings of the 2011-2012 ESCAP-ADB-UNDP Asia-Pacific MDG Report and that of the High-level Subregional Forum on Accelerating Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in South Asia (New Delhi, 17-18 February 2012), this Policy Brief outlines a strategy to improve nutrition and health for all in South and South-West Asia.

ESCAP-SSWA POLICY BRIEF No.1

South and South-West Asia is one of the most dynamic subregions in the world and an engine of growth for the rest of the world, yet it is likely to fail to meet some of its targets related to health and nutrition if urgent action is not taken. Drawing from the findings of the 2011-2012 ESCAP-ADB-UNDP Asia-Pacific MDG Report and that of the High-level Subregional Forum on Accelerating Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in South Asia (New Delhi, 17-18 February 2012), this Policy Brief outlines a strategy to improve nutrition and health for all in South and South-West Asia.

Contact
Subregional Office for South and South-West Asia +91 11 3097 3700 [email protected]