Two of the four malnourished children were in a 3-by-3 kennel in the North Texas home, officers said.
In one remote area, a citizen journalist found a hospital filled with starving children.
Malnutrition as a Global Development Challenge: to impact awareness and understanding of malnutrition as a development problem
I have long been an advocate for the integration of nutritional programming across all health care services and settings
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While complex and ambitious, the goals are achievable only if governments, civil society, donors, businesses and other organizations all work together.
The numbers are clear: today, just over 800 million people will go to bed hungry, while two billion are suffering from hidden hunger (receiving enough calories to survive, but not enough micronutrients to thrive). At the same time, nearly 40% of the global population is over-nourished, leading to overweight, obesity and a variety of non-communicable diseases, such as type-2 diabetes.
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As we accelerate the shift to value-based care, one important question we must pause to ask is how older adults, families, caregivers and care providers are keeping pace? Do consumers know how to engage and navigate in this new quality and value landscape?
We know that investing in nutrition pays off. Every $1 invested in proven nutrition programmes returns $16 of benefits. Despite this, too little is currently spent on nutrition.
Getting pulses to consumers in both urban and rural areas will be an important weapon in the fight against malnutrition and
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Stunting rates of children are falling in every region except for Africa.
Globally, 25% of children under 5 are stunted. They are stunted because their diet lacks critical vitamins and minerals and because of early exposure to illnesses. As a result, they are too small for their age.