acute malnutrition - updates

Rappler's latest stories on acute malnutrition


IN PHOTOS: PH launches guidelines on managing moderate acute malnutrition

Jul 20, 2017 - 4:02 PM

The DOH and WFP showcase ready to use supplementary food as well as various measuring devices that would determine if a child is suffering from malnutrition

FIGHTING MALNUTRITION. A device that can be used to measure the height of infants to determine possible malnutrition. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Malnutrition still prevalent in Mimaropa – UNICEF

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:00 AM

UNICEF Philippines says Mimaropa covering the provinces of Mindoro Marinduque Romblon and Palawan posted the highest rate of wasting or acute malnutrition in the country in 2015

#1000ChallengePH: Show off your baby pictures and save children

Jul 18, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Save the Children aims to raise P1 million for its malnutrition treatment program by encouraging 1 000 Facebook users to donate P1 000 each

Photos by Save the Children

When a child raises a child

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:18 PM

An 18 year old mother tries her best to keep her 1 year old malnourished baby alive

PH sets national guidelines on child malnutrition

Nov 05, 2015 - 9:13 PM

The Department of Health and Unicef launch the Philippine national guidelines on the management of severe acute malnutrition for children under 5

UN urged to include acute malnutrition indicator in SDGs

Jun 12, 2015 - 2:05 PM

Generation Nutrition campaign ambassador Eufemia Mahimpit says such an indicator will be a key component of ending world hunger

A malnourished boy, Cholib Akbar, 18-months old, at a medical clinic with his mother in Bogor, West Java, in June 2005. File photo by EPA

Severe hunger can have lasting effects – study

Jun 05, 2014 - 1:58 PM

Say the study authors Therapeutic food interventions have reduced mortality in children but incomplete restoration of healthy growth remains a major problem

HUNGER AND GROWTH. A girl eating from a bag of maize (corn) meal in Halachaharabate village, West Arsi Zone, Oromia region, in Ethiopia, November 11, 2009. Irada Humbatova/EPA