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stun·ted

(stŭnt'ĕd)
Shortened; retarded, as in growth.
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PM discussed the issue of malnutrition and stunted growth. He observed that the government was especially focusing on addressing the issue of malnutrition and adulteration which were adversely impacting the growth of young population.
Discussing the issue of malnutrition and stunted growth, the Prime Minister observed that Government was especially focusing on addressing the issue of malnutrition and adulteration which were adversely impacting the growth of young population.
The Prime Minister Imran Khan had made a particular mention of malnutrition and stunted growth among children in his first speech after taking the oath of office in August last year.
Nutrition statistics show that more than one-third of Filipino children suffer stunted growth, with 95 Filipino children dying each day from malnutrition, and 27 out of 1,000 unable to get past their fifth birthday.
Capanzana said three out of 10 children in the country suffered from stunted growth and malnutrition due to lack of adequate nutrition at an early age.
Stunted growth affects nurture of human brain since inception and infant stage and the affectees could not perform daily work with zeal and zest.
Take a look at this heartening story of a Brit teacher who found her best mate and student in this cute 11 year-old-girl with stunted growth and physical challenges.
Addressing the joint news conference along with Director General World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr Tedros in Islamabad, he said, 'We are preparing a comprehensive programme on stunted growth in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.'
'There is likely to be stunted growth, chronic medical problems, inadequate bones and muscle growth and lack of neurological development.
The comprehensive social protection framework aims at overcoming the challenges of poverty, health, stunted growth, education and enabling the youth realise their potential and extricate themselves out of generational poverty traps, it said.
The prime minister said that the most important issue in the health sector was stunted growth, which would deprive the children of equal opportunities of development and there was a need to take immediate steps in this respect.
In the 2015 Updating of the Nutritional Status of Filipinos developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) of the Department of Science and Technology, one out of three Filipino children aged five to 10 years old is suffering from stunted growth or lack of height for their age.