Commitment Needed to End Malnutrition in Southern Africa - Report
One of every four children under five years old in southern Africa suffers from stunted growth in that they are too short for their age, often as a result of inadequate nutrition. This was revealed at the southern African launch of the 2017 Global Nutrition Report in Johannesburg this week.
Southern Africa: Graca Machel Urges Better Nutrition for Mothers, Children
allAfrica, 23 November 2017
One of every four children under five years old in southern Africa suffers from stunted growth in that they are too short for their age, often as a result of inadequate nutrition. Read more »
Malnutrition is common in Malawi - 65 percent of people live in poverty. Malawi.
Graça Machel Trust, 21 November 2017
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Daily Trust, 9 November 2017
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New Era, 7 November 2017
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IPS, 6 November 2017
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