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Seeing the Unseen: Breaking the Logjam of Undernutrition in PakistanZulfiqar A Bhutta, Haris Gazdar and Lawrence HaddadFeb 20, 2013IntroductionPakistan represents a remarkable study in contrasts; a nuclear power of almost 185 million people with an agrarian economy and periods of reasonable economic growth accompanied by static human development indicators and a chronically underperforming social sector. Nowhere is the contrast of indicators more evident than in the status of maternal and child nutrition in the country, which has seen little concerted action at a policy level. This is despite the fact that this is one area where policy relevant information has been available for decades. The coming together of three events: the massive flooding of 2010 and 2011, which exposed chronic as well as acute undernutrition;thewith the recent decentralization of health services to the provinces; and the results from the 2011 National Nutrition survey (NNS 2011),which show an increase in stunting, have created some momentum for nutrition (Levinson, this Bulletin). First, the floods of 2010 and 2011 laid waste to a large swathe of flood plains and displaced millions of people living in abject poverty (Bhutta and Bhutta 2010). The visible face of malnourished people shocked public health departments and UN agencies into action, mostly around supplementary feeding and food distribution. Second, the long awaited national nutrition survey was undertaken in 2011 during a period of t

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