Latest posts by Karen Grepin (see all)
- The face of inequitable maternity care in Mexico - Oct. 10, 2013
- Things that should make you go hmmm on mHealth - Jun. 18, 2013
- Come for the box, stay for the life saving services - Jun. 05, 2013
- A dispatch from Women Deliver 2013 - May. 29, 2013
Earlier this week, I was fortunate to attend the launch of a report by Save the Children on the state of malnutrition globally. Their report, entitled “ A Life Free from Hunger ” rightly draws global attention on one the most important, yet perhaps most neglected causes of child mortality and ill health – malnutrition. According to their estimates, malnutrition is an underlying cause in 2.6 million child deaths every year. And of course mortality is only the most extreme manifestation of this problem, it leaves children less able to learn and to grow into productive members of society.
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