November 5 - Milan - African leaders gathered at a summit to address the global crisis of malnutrition helped to galvanise US3.4bn including US$640 million in new commitments, organisers said today.

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October 23 - Malnutrition prevents almost a fifth of children in Ghana from growing properly. The problem is particularly acute in Bentum, Apprah and Nyanyano, rural communities with scant medical facilities, where pregnant women rarely get the right food and mothers have nowhere to turn.

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29 September 2017 - A report finds significant improvement is being made in human rights in Somalia, but it notes huge challenges to continued progress, compounded by conflict, drought and poverty, remain to be overcome.

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MOGADISHU/NAIROBI/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 30 March 2017 - As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and cholera or acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) — a combination that killed many children in the famine of 2011.

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28 mars 2017 - L’appel de Jérôme Jarre, star française des réseaux sociaux résidant aux Etats-Unis, a fait le tour de la planète. Lancée le 15 mars grâce à une vidéo sur Twitter, sa campagne de levée de fonds intitulée « Love Army for Somalia » a permis de récolter 2,5 millions de dollars (2,3 millions d’euros) auprès de donateurs célèbres et anonymes. Jeudi 30 mars, c’est grâce à cette mobilisation que 60 tonnes de produits nutritionnels s’envoleront de Normandie, siège du groupe Nutriset, pour la Somalie, afin de venir en aide aux personnes victimes de la pénurie alimentaire.

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22 février 2017 - Près de 1,4 million d'enfant risquent de mourir de malnutrition aiguë sévère cette année, alors que la famine se répand au Nigéria, en Somalie, au Soudan du Sud et au Yémen, a prévenu mardi le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF).

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6 December 2016 - Civil society alliances from several African countries have come together to moot strategies for achieving the sustainable development goal of attaining a world free from malnutrition by 2020, writes Susan Babijja.

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ADJUMANI, 7 October 2016 - The school administration of Boroli Primary School in Pakele Sub-county, Adjumani District, are grappling with challenges of keeping the learners in class as hundreds of pupils shun afternoon lessons due to hunger.

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2 août 2016 – L'économie ghanéenne perd environ 2,6 milliards de dollars par an, soit 6,4% du PIB, en raison des effets néfastes de la sous-nutrition chez les enfants, selon une nouvelle étude des Nations Unies publiée mardi à Accra, la capitale du Ghana.

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04 August 2016 – As part of activities to mark World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said more than five million newborns in Nigeria are deprived of essential nutrients and antibodies that protect them from disease and death as they are not being exclusively breastfed.

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