malnutrition

 
Gasping for breath: Pneumonia's deadly toll
Gasping for breath: Pneumonia's deadly toll
The baby lying under a red printed blanket is gasping for air. Her tiny chest is convulsed with the effort of drawing oxygen into her lungs and, as...
The Sikasso paradox: Can the Mali miracle be repeated?
The Sikasso paradox: Can the Mali miracle be repeated?
Sometime in September 2016, Bienfait M’mbakwa Eca was sitting at his desk in bustling Sikasso, Mali’s second-largest city, poring over some new...
This costs just cents and could prevent half-a-million children from going blind
This costs just cents and could prevent half-a-million children from going blind
At first Grace Mwatathe was not too worried. Yes, in the twilight she did struggle to tell which was her goat to milk, even though it was only a...
Inspectors unearth rat infestation at Gauteng school following poisoning
Inspectors unearth rat infestation at Gauteng school following poisoning
It was a cold winter afternoon when the sirens started to wail in Tsakane on Gauteng’s East Rand. Gladys Nkuna was preparing food in the kitchen...
Nutrition remains single biggest ‘missed opportunity’ in health, says Gates
Nutrition remains single biggest ‘missed opportunity’ in health, says Gates
The key to unleashing waves of human potential lies on our plates and in our food but nutrition remains overlooked, underfunded and misunderstood,...
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...

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