Paediatric and International Nutrition – University of Copenhagen

Paediatric and International Nutrition

In the field of international nutrition the group has special expertise in performing studies in developing countries for the purpose of establishing a scientific basis for development programmes that may contribute to alleviating malnutrition.

To name a few examples: we have, in collaboration with local partners, examined the effects of diet and micronutrient supplementation on growth and nutrient status in pregnant women and children; and examined the relation between nutritional status and infections (TB, HIV) in populations with poor living conditions.

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