Few Nations See Beyond Hunger in Fighting Malnutrition - Study
Water, sanitation and hygiene, usually treated by governments and NGOs as a separate policy area from food and nutrition, make up the second leading cause of stunted growth in children, after underweight births, a report says.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 23 August 2017
Food alone cannot solve the world's malnutrition crises but only three countries are looking beyond hunger to the other major driver, according to a global study released on… Read more »
South Africa: Could Breakfast and Lunch At Schools Reduce Stunting?
The Conversation Africa, 24 August 2017
Stunting -- a condition in which children are shorter than the recommended height for their age -- is a key indicator of long-term malnutrition. It has severe effects on a child's… Read more »
Several studies have analysed antenatal depression and shown that there are higher rates of depression among mothers-to-be in low socio-economic settings, write Simone Honikman and ... Read more »