What is Malnutrition?
Malnutrition occurs when a person does not receive the proper amount of nutrients from their diet. Malnutrition compromises the immune system, magnifying the effect of every disease.
MALNUTRITION AFFECTS 1 IN 4 CHILDREN IN THE WORLD
Malnutrition is the #1 cause of deaths in children under the age of five. And it's completely preventable.
Source: Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates 2018 (WHO/UNICEF/World Bank Group)
What causes malnutrition?
Why focus on malnutrition?
We want to create a world where every person has the chance to thrive. And a nourished population benefits everyone.
For every $1 a country spends on nutrition, there is a $30 return to that country's GDP.
where is malnutrition located?
Over 90% of individuals who are malnourished live in developing countries. That means that the people most in need of help frequently have the least resources available to them.