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Public Health Experts Face Challenges In Reversing Malnutrition In Afghanistan

IRIN: Afghan malnutrition — the search for solutions
“…[Malnutrition] affects more than 40 percent of Afghan children, killing thousands every year and leaving millions with permanent disabilities. … A government-backed report highlighted the extent of malnutrition in the country, yet experts say efforts to tackle the problem are hampered by cultural norms, shrinking health budgets, and the short-term nature of aid donations…” (11/11).