2 mln children suffer from acute malnutrition in Bangladesh

Published on 24 July 2009

Two million children aged between six months and five years are suffering from acute malnutrition in Bangladesh due to last year's price hike of essentials, the official news agency BSS reported on Friday. This was revealed by a recent nationwide survey jointly conducted by the World Food Program (WFP), UN Children Fund (UNICEF) and Institute of Public Health Nutrition (IPHN) of Bangladesh.

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