Bangladesh: Two million children suffer from malnutrition

Published on 09 April 2009

Two million children aged between six months and five years suffer from acute malnutrition in Bangladesh, according to a new survey. Of these, half a million suffer from severe acute malnutrition, showed a survey conducted by World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the government's Institute of Public Health Nutrition (IPHN).

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