Poverty, Health and Child Nutrition

  • Motiur Rahman
  • Noriatsu Matsui
  • Yukio Ikemoto


Improvement in health and nutrition is important for human development both at individual and social levels. It complements socio-economic development of any community or country. It is considered that health and nutritional development are the outcome of economic development, and in turn improved health and nutritional status lead to economic development by creating a healthy work force.


Poor Household Economic Classis Traditional Birth Attendant Money Lender Development Budget 
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  1. Schiller BR (2008) The economics of poverty and discrimination, 10th edn. Pearson-Prentice Hall, Pearson Education, Bergen (this book discusses mainly poverty and discrimination in the U.S. It provides with measures and conceptual consistency as well as poverty situation in the world)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Motiur Rahman
    • 1
  • Noriatsu Matsui
    • 2
  • Yukio Ikemoto
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Statistical Research and TrainingUniversity of DhakaDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Faculty of EconomicsTeikyo UniversityHachioji, TokyoJapan
  3. 3.Institute for Advanced Studies on AsiaThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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