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Poor sanitation a strong predictor of child stunting

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In this news piece, reporter Rukmini S. describes a recent study by Dean Spears, Arabinda Ghosh, and Oliver Cumming which finds that open defecation is a strong predictor of child stunting, shining light on sanitation’s role in undernutrition.


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