Tag Archives: Malnutrition

Number of Malnourished Children in NCR Decreases

Number of Malnourished Children in NCR Decreases

  QUEZON CITY, March 21 (PIA) – – Children in the National Capital Region (NCR) are better nourished based on the 2015 Operation Timbang (OPT) results.  The 2015 OPT plus results ...

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As Population Soars, India Battles to Tame Malnutrition

As Population Soars, India Battles to Tame Malnutrition

  Darbhanga, India – As another dangerously underweight toddler balances precariously on his set of scales, Dr Om Prakash knows he has to move fast to avert tragedy. “The children who ...

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Measles Outbreak Kills More than 300 in DR Congo: UN

Measles Outbreak Kills More than 300 in DR Congo: UN

  Kinshasa, DR Congo – A major outbreak of measles has killed almost 320 people and infected more than 20,000 in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United ...

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UNICEF Warns Of Child Deaths In N. Korea Drought

UNICEF Warns Of Child Deaths In N. Korea Drought

  Seoul, South Korea – A serious drought in North Korea requires urgent action to prevent the deaths of children already weakened by widespread malnutrition, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, warned ...

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Malnutrition Brings A Terrible Disease To Children In Niger

Malnutrition Brings A Terrible Disease To Children In Niger

  Zinder, Niger – Mourdja’s nose has been eaten away, like one lip and part of her upper gum, leaving the 13-year-old girl atrociously disfigured by noma, a disease that thrives ...

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