child malnutrition - updates

Rappler's latest stories on child malnutrition


Rising food prices may worsen child malnutrition in PH

Oct 09, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Rapid inflation and misconceptions on what to feed children would aggravate the 'very high' levels of child malnutrition in the Philippines, says UNICEF

NUTRITION. Child malnutrition has been a problem among several Filipino households for years, official statistics show. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

PH fails to halve child malnutrition within 25 years

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:12 PM

The Philippines did not reach its target of reducing child malnutrition as part of the Millennium Development Goals

Salt, unsafe sex and booze: lifestyle killers on the rise

Sep 11, 2015 - 11:53 AM

A recent study shows that high blood pressure – which is easily diagnosed and readily treated – was the top health risk in 2013 contributing to 10 4 million deaths

Poe: First 1,000 days crucial for child’s development

Jul 03, 2015 - 5:54 PM

The senator has 2 pending bills aiming to end child malnutrition nationwide

#ZEROHUNGER. One of Senator Grace Poe's advocacies is eradicating hunger in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda

How do we address child malnutrition in PH?

Apr 08, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Netizens celebrate World Health Day on Monday April 7 by discussing solutions to hunger among children in the Philippines

File photo of Filipino children in a feeding program by Dennis Sabangan/ EPA

Malnutrition, Peter Pan and never growing up

Mar 26, 2014 - 2:28 PM

The first 1 000 days of life beginning from pregnancy up to a child’s 2nd birthday can determine the direction of one’s health and well being

Child nutrition bill filed to establish national school feeding program

Oct 21, 2013 - 5:24 PM

Sen Angara files bill that seeks to address child malnutrition through public schools

FEEDING UNDERNOURISHED CHILDREN. Filipino children eat local porridge during a free feeding program for informal settlers in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines 18 March 2012. Photo by EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA