Malnutrition in the News

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WFP and UNICEF scale up nutrition to fight child stunting in Southern and Eastern Africa

Stunting (low height for age) indicates nutritional deprivation early in life, from conception up to two years of age. Unlike underweight, which is a composite of both stunting and wasting (low wei...

18 Jan '11 | Nutrition | Africa

Continued efforts against child malnutrition in Niger

The prevalence of global acute malnutrition (GAM) among children under five years of age in Niger decreased from 16.7% to 15.5% between June and November 2010, but it remains above the emergency th...

28 Dec '10 | Malnutrition | Niger

Treatment and prevention to break the cycle of malnutrition in Niger

In addition to providing treatment for children with severe malnutrition, MSF is distributing ready-to-use supplementary food to over 143,000 children. These products, containing milk, minerals and...

08 Sep '10 | Malnutrition | Niger

One year after cyclone, Myanmar on hard road to recovery

01 May '09 | Cyclone recovery | Myanmar

UNICEF committed to meeting most urgent needs in Sudan

UNICEF is working urgently with its remaining partners in Sudan to address immediate gaps in the provision of life-saving services to children, following the suspension of 16 non-governmental organ...

17 Mar '09 | Humanitarian Aid | Sudan

Children in conflict: Darfur, the DRC and Gaza

Childrens' organization UNICEF has expressed concern about children in areas of violent conflict, including in Gaza, DRC and Darfur (Sudan). In such circumstances, children are the most vulnerable.

30 Dec '08 | Child Welfare | International

Up to 100,000 displaced in North Kivu, DRC in the last week

Up to 100,000 people, around 60% of which are children, have fled their homes due to heavy fighting between belligerent armed groups in North Kivu last week.

03 Nov '08 | DRC

UNICEF assists 50,000 displaced people in eastern DRC

Heavy fighting in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has intensified causing massive displacement of tens of thousands of people towards Goma, the provincial capital.

30 Oct '08 | Violent Conflict | DRC

Floods in West Africa raise major health risks

The destruction of agricultural lands and loss of crops aggravates the food security crisis in the region. Several West African countries are among the 21 worldwide identified by WHO as being most ...

19 Aug '08 | Floods | Africa

Health risks add to crisis in Ethiopia

Malnutrition and the threat of outbreaks of disease are adding to the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia. WHO is working with the Government of Ethiopia and health partners to support the 4.6 million ...

11 Jul '08 | Ethiopia

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