NNIW93 - Global Landscape of Nutrition Challenges in Children

Lynnette Neufeld, Kim Michaelsen, Andrew Prentice

Malnutrition among children remains a persistent problem around the world. The latest UNICEF data reports that nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 years of age can be attributed to undernutrition. Poor linear growth, or stunting, affects over 150 million children around the world.