Improving Nutrition in Mizoram: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

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Mizoram is situated in the hills of north east, flanked by Bangladesh on the west and Myanmar on the east and south. The state is spread across an area of 21,087 square km and is divided into eight districts and 26 blocks. As of 2011, Mizoram had a population of over one million (1,091,014) and a sex ratio of 975 females per 1000 males (Mizoram State Unit 2017).

The purpose of this Policy Note is to examine the trends in undernutrition in Mizoram and to document trends and geographic variability in the major determinants of nutrition and the coverage of key nutrition and health interventions. In doing this analysis, we aim to highlight the key areas of action to improve nutrition in Mizoram.