Five Steps to End Malnutrition in Africa


Africa has seen steady growth over the past 20 years. This trend can only be sustained through continuous investment in its young and dynamic population. Malnutrition, however, is undermining progress on the continent and remains unacceptably high. About 59 million children in Africa are stunted, and 14 million are acutely malnourished. Malnutrition is one of the major obstacles to health, economic growth and development in Africa.

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Politicians urged to prioritise healthcare

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PHOTO:Political parties reprenstatives and partners after the meeting outside the hall at Family Kigndom

By Kemo Cham,  (FOCUS 1000 Kombra Media Netowork Coordinator)

Out of every five children in Sierra Leone, one is likely to die before celebrating their fifth birthday, according to a UNICEF report.

This reality is at the center of the phenomenon known as infant mortality, one of the major health conundrums confronting Sierra Leone which is ranked among the top five countries globally with the highest rates of Infant Mortality at 114 deaths per every 1000 live births.

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