malnutrition

 
Nursing the hungry: How one Catholic nun has taken Malawi's prisoners under her wing
Nursing the hungry: How one Catholic nun has taken Malawi's prisoners under her wing
On a blustery Tuesday morning a white Toyota Hilux bakkie pulls up in a cloud of dust at the Chichiri prison in Blantyre, Malawi.
Tens of thousands of children may starve to death in Boko Haram-affected areas
Tens of thousands of children may starve to death in Boko Haram-affected areas
About 500 000 children in West Africa are likely to suffer from severe malnutrition this year as Nigeria’s Boko Haram...
Rescued from Boko Haram but around 700 people, mainly children, are still dying
Rescued from Boko Haram but around 700 people, mainly children, are still dying
Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from...
'Malnutrition: Toddlers are almost as often overweight as they are underweight'
'Malnutrition: Toddlers are almost as often overweight as they are underweight'
The number of overweight children under the age of five is approaching the number that suffer from wasting, according to the Global Nutrition Report, which was released on Wednesday. ...
School feeding schemes help to grow young minds
School feeding schemes help to grow young minds
Every dollar invested in school feeding programmes “pays off four times in the form of economic advantages”, according to the World Food...
'Silent killer' ravages Madagascar's children
'Silent killer' ravages Madagascar's children
She had never heard of Facebook, so when shocking photos of her emaciated children and grandchildren were posted there, Njomasy could little guess...
[Video]Feeding the world by 2030 beyond reach
[Video]Feeding the world by 2030 beyond reach
With the high rates of unemployment and increasing food prices, the 2030 SDG deadline seems more of an aspiration than an achievable target.
'Magic bullet' to feed the world by 2030
'Magic bullet' to feed the world by 2030
The sound of laughter ­echoes through the two-bedroomed house in Zola, Soweto, as groups of small children run in and out of the rooms. One boy...
When you feed a child, you feed their mind
When you feed a child, you feed their mind
More than one in five children in South Africa are stunted, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2015 and addressing that should be the focus of...
Malnutrition rises despite social grants
Malnutrition rises despite social grants
More than one in five children in South Africa are stunted because of malnutrition, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2015 released on...
Billions affected by the scourge of hidden hunger
Billions affected by the scourge of hidden hunger
A major international research group rang alarm bells on Monday over the scourge of hidden hunger, also known as vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which affects over two billion people with often devastating consequences....

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