TITLE

Hidden Malnutrition Crisis Could Put Almost Half a Bln Children at Risk, Save the Children Says

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;2/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report titled "A Life Free from Hunger: Tackling Child Malnutrition," by Save the Children, a non profit organization. According to the report, despite global efforts to boost food security, chronic childhood malnutrition has been largely overlooked which puts 450 million children at risk of permanent damage for the next 15 years. The report also shows that chronic malnutrition is deadlier than short term acute malnutrition usually seen during food crises.
ACCESSION #
75197224

 

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