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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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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2 August 2016 – The economy of Ghana has been losing some $2.6 billion annually – or 6.4 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) – due to child undernutrition, according to a new United Nations study launched today in the country’s capital, Accra.

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20 May 2016 – Today the Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi announced the imminent setup of a National Nutrition and Food Program Coordination Secretariat to eradicate malnutrition. This was during the launch of the Gikuriro Project, a five-year, RWF 14.8 billion project designed to improve the nutritional status of women and children under five years of age.

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29 janvier 2016 - Face à la situation des quartiers défavorisés de la capitale, l'ONN a proposé des menus simples, peu coûteux mais nutritifs, à la population de Manarintsoa.

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10 November 2015 - African countries are ill-prepared for El Niño, and children may be hit the hardest, according to the United Nations. As the weather phenomenon takes hold in the region, at least 11 million children in east and southern Africa will be vulnerable to waterborne diseases, shortages of food and water, and developmental problems.

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