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Double burden of obesity, undernourishment stalks world – report

Dec 16, 2019 - 8:39 AM

The report, compiled in collaboration with the World Health Organization, says being overweight can no longer be considered a rich country problem, nor undernourishment a preserve of the poor

1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight – UNICEF

Oct 15, 2019 - 9:52 AM

Making sure every child has access to a healthy diet must become a 'political priority' if widespread malnutrition is to be conquered, especially in developing countries, says the report

Makati and Taguig: Best practices against hunger, malnutrition

Apr 24, 2015 - 2:47 PM

What can other Metro Manila LGUs learn from the two cities with the least number of undernourished children?

UN: PH, Indonesia hardest hit by disasters in past decade

Dec 19, 2014 - 10:44 AM

The Philippines and Indonesia record a total of 527 incidences and 354 293 disaster related deaths between 2004 and 2013

DISASTER-PRONE. Filipino residents wade on floodwater in Borongan City, Samar island, Philippines, December 7 2014. Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power and flattened houses as it pummeled the eastern and central Philippines overnight, leaving millions of people in darkness amid heavy rains and howling winds, officials said. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

#TalkThursday: Inclusive growth to end hunger

Mar 06, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Is it possible to see an end to hunger in the PH? DSWD Secretary Soliman Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo and WFP country director Praveen Agrawal discuss

The 2013 Global Hunger Index

Mar 01, 2014 - 6:47 PM

The Global Hunger Index is a measuring tool used to assess the state of hunger in the world using country level data

HUNGER DOWN. The United Nations says world hunger rates has dropped to one in 8 people. In this photo, Filipino street children take a meal at a street in Parañaque, Philippines, 15 August 2013. EPA/Francis R Malasig

Brazil dreams of zero hunger

Dec 14, 2013 - 9:24 PM

Through Brazil s government program Fome Zero a well informed public becomes the country s greatest weapon against hunger