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Growth Disorders

  • By: Barkha Gurban B.A.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Child growth is internationally recognized as an important public health indicator for monitoring nutritional status and health in populations. Growth is influenced by many factors such as heredity, genetic or congenital, illness and medications, nutrition, hormones, and ...

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