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Acute malnutrition: an everyday emergency

Apr 24 2014

Malnutrition is a life-threatening and life-changing condition that continues to affect millions of children under five living in Asia and Africa, as our report reveals. A staggering one million children die every year after developing acute malnutrition, the result of a deadly mix of hunger and disease.

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Generation Nutrition: Acute malnutrition - an everyday emergency

Action Against Hunger's latest report published in collaboraton with the Generation Nutrition campaign, which outlines a 10-point plan for tackling acute malnutrition in under-fives. It argues that we need to view acute malnutrition as a long-term problem, not only something that results from humanitarian crises. This would drastically change how we fund the treatment and prevention of the condition. To read the 10 point plan, please download the full report.