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Southeast Asia Faces Child Nutrition Crisis, With Rising Undernutrition, Obesity, U.N. Report Says

VOA News: New Report Shows Hunger and Obesity Rising in Asia
“The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO), in a new report, warn Southeast Asia faces a child nutrition crisis amid increasing numbers of undernourished and obese children despite decades of economic growth. The agencies are calling for greater regulation of junk food and limiting sugary drinks for children, as well as tackling malnutrition that has resulted in chronic levels of stunted children living in poverty…” (Corben, 3/28).

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