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Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
What are the current states of indicators contributing to a comprehensive view of nutrition for health and development in Zimbabwe? See national data below.

Child Malnutrition

Child (<5 y) Anthropometry
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Indicator Year Value Source Info
% Low birthweight (<2500 g)help 2010-2011 11.0 View

Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

Indicator Year Value Source Info
% Anaemia children <5 y (Hb <110 g/L)help 2005-2006 58.3 View
% Anaemia pregnant women (Hb <110 g/L)help 2005-2006 47.0 View
% Clinical vitamin A deficiency in women(history of night blindness during most recent pregnancy)help 1999 4.2 View
% Subclinical vitamin A deficiency in preschool-age children (serum/plasma retinol <0.70 μmol/L)help 1999 35.8 View
Median urinary iodine concentration (μg/L) in children 6-12 yhelp 1999 245.0 View

Health Services

Indicator Year Value Source Info
% Births attended by skilled health personnelhelp 2011 66.2 View
% Children 6-59 months receiving vitamin A supplements (dose 1)help 2012 84.0 View
% Children 6-59 months receiving vitamin A supplements (dose 2)help 2012 61.0 View
% Children aged 1 y immunized against measleshelp 2013 93.0 View
% Children with diarrhoea who received zinchelp   no data  
% Population using an improved sanitation facilityhelp 2012 40.0 View
% Population using improved drinking water sourceshelp 2012 80.0 View
% Women receiving iron and folate supplements during pregnancyhelp   no data  

Food Security

Indicator Year Value Source Info
% Population below $1 per dayhelp   no data  
% Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumptionhelp 2011 32.8 View
Iodised salt consumption (% households consuming adequately iodised salt - 15 parts per million or more)help 2010-2011 11.0 View
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Malnutrition in Women

Female malnutrition based on BMI
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Caring Practices

Indicator Year Value Source Info
% children 0-23 months who were put to the breast within 1 hour of birthhelp   no data  
% Infants 6-8 months age who receive solid, semi-solid or soft foodshelp   no data  
% children 6-23 months who receive a minimum acceptable diethelp   no data  
% Children <5 y with diarrhoea receiving ORT and continued feedinghelp 2010-2011 45.7 View
% Women 15-19 y who are mothers or pregnant with their first childhelp 2010-2011 23.5 View
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Commitment

Indicator Year Value Source Info
General government expenditure on health as % of total government expenditurehelp   no data  
Total expenditure on health as % of gross domestic producthelp   no data  
Per capita total expenditure on health (US$)help   no data  
Nutrition component of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)help   no data  
Nutrition component of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)help   no data  
Nutrition Governancehelp   no data  
Monitoring and enforcement of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substituteshelp 2007 Yes View
Maternity leavehelp 2009 96 days View

Capacity

Indicator Year Value Source Info
Degree training in nutrition existshelp   no data  
Nutrition is part of medical curriculahelp   no data  
Number of trained nutrition professionals per 100,000 populationhelp   no data  
Nursing and midwifery personnel density per 1,000 populationhelp 2009 1.3 View
GDP per capita (PPP US$)help   no data  
GDP per capita annual growth rate (%)help 2011 7.7 View
Official development assistance (ODA) received (net disbursements) (% of GNI)help 2010 10.6 View
Low-Income Food-Deficit Country (LIFDC)help 2012 Yes View

Meta-indicators

Indicator Year Value Source Info
% Seats held by women in national parliamenthelp 2013 15 View
Averaged aggregate governance indicatorshelp 2010 -1.58 View
Gender Inequality Index (GII)help 2012 0.544 View
Gender Parity Index in primary level enrolment (ratio of girls to boys)help 1992 0.99 View
Global Hunger Indexhelp 2013 16.5 View
Human development index (HDI) valuehelp 2012 0.397 View
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Female Education Levels<br/>2010-2011
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