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Guatemala creates an interactive panel as part of the active search for children with acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In the context of the Great National Crusade for Nutrition, the Secretariat of Food and Nutritional Security (SESAN) is making an interactive panel available to the Guatemalan population, and particularly to decision-makers, giving the results of the active search for children with acute malnutrition and...

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Children to suffer from acute malnutrition in the DRC, Nigeria, the Central Sahel, South Sudan and Yemen in 2021 

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

UNICEF is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of 10.4 million children projected to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), northeast Nigeria, the Central Sahel, South Sudan and Yemen. These are all countries or regions experiencing...

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Nigeria National Nutrition Week highlights the need for nutrition in COVID-19 response

  |   SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nigeria observed National Nutrition Week, an annual event to rally efforts to address the burden of malnutrition in the country. This year’s theme, “Nutrition: The Bedrock for Economic Development,” underscored the critical role of nutrition in development plans and COVID-19 recovery efforts. The...

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Helping rural indigenous communities tackle malnutrition in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Guatemala is one of the countries of the Dry Corridor, a 1,600-kilometre arid stripe of land running along Central America’s Pacific Coast, from Southern Mexico to Costa Rica. For more than 10 million people living in these harsh lands, hunger, poverty and malnutrition are an...

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Inequality in the geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

A new United Nations report shows the territorial inequality of malnutrition in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The Regional Overview of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (Panorama 2020) analyzes child overweight and stunting in the countries...

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