Posts Tagged ‘ Stunted ’

Small children a big problem

November 15, 2009
Small children a big problem

A mother breastfeeds her baby in Hanoi. Vietnam is among the 24 countries with the largest numbers of children under five years old who suffer from stunted growth. This “surprising” finding is made by the recently released UNICEF report titled Tracking Progress on Child and Maternal Development.Approximately 200 million children under the age of five [...]

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Wake-up call: Two million children said to be ’stunted’

November 13, 2009
Wake-up call: Two million children said to be ’stunted’

LookAtVietnam – Viet Nam is among 24 countries with the largest numbers of children under five years old who are moderately or severely stunted. Stunted and underweight children get treatment at a health clinic in Lam Dien Commune, Chuong My District in Ha Noi.Despite rather impressive achievements in reducing the rate of malnutrition among children [...]

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32.6% of kids malnourished

February 18, 2009
32.6% of kids malnourished

Vietnam is facing malnourishment among children with 32.6% of children suffering in 2008, said the Director of the National Nutrition Institute. LookAtVietnam – Vietnam is facing malnourishment (underweight, stunted growth and shortness) among children with 32.6% of children suffering in 2008, said the Director of the National Nutrition Institute. The expert, Dr. Le Thi Hop, spoke [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...