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TitleProfessor Prakash Shetty papers
DescriptionPapers 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.
AccessStatusOpen (part)
AdminHistoryProfessor 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.
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