“800 Million People Chronically Undernourished: Malnutrition Causes Devastating Health and Economic Consequences Worldwide”

United nations estimates that over 800 million people are chronically undernourished. malnutrition is the underlying cause of death for 3.1 million children each year and poor nutrition is linked to 45% of all deaths in children under five. these statistics represent the millions of people around the world who are affected by malnutrition.

Is a global issue that affects both developed and developing countries. it is a major contributor to the global burden of disease and is linked to non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. malnutrition can also lead to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

Is caused by poverty, inadequate access to food, and poor diets. it can lead to stunted growth, weakened immune systems, and increased risk of disease. it can also lead to a decrease in productivity and economic growth, as well as maternal and child mortality. malnutrition is a major cause of anemia in pregnant women, micronutrient deficiencies, such as iron, zinc, and vitamin a, and increased risk of infectious diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis. it is a major contributor to global hunger and food insecurity.


By Evey Lovelace

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