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07 August 2013

Nutritional status of children

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The South African National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES-1) was established by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) as a population health survey that will be repeated regularly to address the changing health needs in the country and to provide a broader and more comprehensive platform to study the health and nutritional status of the nation on a regular basis.

The study, compiled by a research consortium comprising the HSRC and the Medical Research Council (MRC), was financed by the national Department of Health and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and HSRC.

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