Ghana is blessed with a variety of locally produced food staples but anemia in pregnancy, malnutrition and stunting are still prevalent, especially among poor communities. Health experts attribute the problem to family’s inability to balance the diets. Young nurses in Pelungu, eastern Ghana to organize a cooking exhibition to teach mothers how to cook nutrient-rich foods for their children.
Stakeholders in Nigeria's food industry have committed to large-scale food fortification as a means to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in staple foods in Nigeria.
Several years of drought and other factors have left millions in southern Madagascar hungry, with the World Food Programme warning that famine is looming.
13 Oct 2020
For years, the Global Hunger Index has shown global advances in combating malnutrition. But the coronavirus pandemic could undo them, according to the latest report for German aid organization Welthungerhilfe.
19 Aug 2020
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1 Dec 2018
Nearly one in five deaths globally can be traced to dietary causes, a study of global nutrition says. Both a lack of food and an abuundance unhealthy food cause dangerous malnutrition.
15 May 2017
Kaduna malnutrition - Over 500,000 Children Are Endangered.
21 Apr 2017
Health ministry attributes over 50% of infant’s deaths to malnutrition.