Children’s health and nutrition : mitigating the impact of COVID-19

Seshadri, Shreelata Rao (2021) Children’s health and nutrition : mitigating the impact of COVID-19. Learning Curve. pp. 92-94. ISSN 2582-1644

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The impact of COVID-19 on children is likely to be long-term and complex: it goes much further than infection by the virus, which is arguably less severe among children but affects the determinants of their health and wellbeing. These determinants include nutrition, mental health, social isolation, and lack of access to schooling and healthcare. I A study published in The Lancet estimates that, as of July 2021, an estimated 120,000 children have been orphaned by the pandemic

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Seshadri, Shreelata Rao
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Pandemic, COVID-19, Mitigating impact
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
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