|Description||Papers resulting from Professor Prakash Shetty's work in human nutrition. Subjects range from protein and energy requirements, obesity, BMI, the assessment of nutritional status and nutrition related chronic diseases.|
Much of the material originates from Prakash Shetty's work with organisations such as WHO, FAO, British Council, The Rowlett Research Institute and World Bank. This includes: papers concerning the use of BMI to assess nutritional status; records of the Royal College of Physicians Working Party on Obesity; records of the Sixth World Food Survey; papers, correspondence and draft manuscripts relating to the symposium on 'Nutrition Related Chronic Diseases in Asia'; WHO Nutrition Programme Review administrative records and papers from the WHO Nutrition for Health and Development Review and Planning Exercise for 2000-2005.
|AdminHistory||Professor Prakash Shetty, academic and nutrition researcher specialising in nutrition, chronic disease and infection and BMI and energy efficiency. Honorary Director & Programme Coordinator, Nutrition Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, 1983-1993; Professor and Chairman , Department of Physiology, St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India, 1981-1993; appointed Chair in Human Nutrition at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, October 1993 and headed the School's Public Health Nutrition Unit from 1996; joined the FAO in 2001 and appointed a member of Government Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition for four years from 2001. |