Childhood stunting and wasting in Myanmar: Key drivers and implications for policies and programmes

January 21, 2021

Findings indicate that the key drivers of child undernutrition in Myanmar, where prevalence of child stunting is 28% and wasting is 7%, are multifaceted and start in utero. To reduce child undernutrition and accelerate the country's human and economic development, investment in multisectoral interventions with a focus on improving maternal nutrition is essential.