More Stunted Children in Africa, WHO Report Reveals

According to the WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, "The numbers and trends highlighted in the report show that we need to work harder to avoid the long-term consequences of malnutrition and poor health on our children's future prosperity, including the increased risk of diet-related noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension."


  • Nutrition in the WHO Africa Region

    WHO Africa
    Publication Date:
    16 November 2017

    This report explores the current nutrition status of countries in the WHO African Region in relation to the six primary outcomes achievable by 2025 ... see more »

A baby being measured at Matapila clinic in Malawi (file photo).


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