Latest posts by Karen Grepin (see all)
- Hold us to account (as long as our copy editor agrees) - Apr. 23, 2015
- Do we really need a new drug or vaccine for Ebola? - Aug. 19, 2014
- Experimental Treatments for Ebola: Ethical? Yes. Effective? Who knows. Can we have it both… - Aug. 13, 2014
- New Journal Alert: Health Systems and Reform - Aug. 06, 2014
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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