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Partnerships To Train Frontline Workforce Can Help End Malnutrition

Devex: A silver medal’s not good enough when it comes to nutrition Carolyn MacDonald, nutrition director and founder of the Nutrition Center of Expertise at World Vision International “…[T]he current human capacity to implement evidence-based nutrition interventions is glaringly insufficient. There are limited professional training programs in countries with the…

Growing Food Security Crisis Raising Alarms In South Sudan, UNICEF Says

U.N. News Centre: South Sudan: UNICEF sounds alarm on ‘catastrophic’ food insecurity in country “The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said [Friday] that it is responding to a growing food security emergency causing malnutrition in children in both rural and urban areas of crisis-gripped South Sudan…” (8/5).

Quartz Highlights Venezuela’s Economic Crisis, Impacts On Food Security, Nutrition

Quartz: Venezuela’s zoo animals are dying, and if the government continues its policies, people could be next “…The nutritional value of the average Venezuelan’s diet has already taken a nosedive, according to the Venezuelan Observatory of Health, a research center associated with the country’s central university. Carbohydrates account for 75…

Ghana’s Economy Losing More Than $2B Annually Due To Child Malnutrition, Study Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Child malnutrition costs Ghana more than $2 billion annually: experts “Ghana economy’s is losing more than two billion dollars a year due to the impact of child malnutrition, which has driven up health care costs, strained the education system, and hindered the productivity of the workforce, a…

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