malnutrition

Gasping for breath: Pneumonia's deadly toll

Karen McVeigh

A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.


The Sikasso paradox: Can the Mali miracle be repeated?

Simon Allison

Mali’s most fertile region is also its most malnourished. But that is changing


This costs just cents and could prevent half-a-million children from going blind

Adri Kotze , Shadrack Kavilu

The substance is critical in pregnancy and in the development of children; a lack of it has dire consequences.


Inspectors unearth rat infestation at Gauteng school following poisoning

Nelisiwe Msomi

Poor handling practices as well as storage, cooking equipment and fridges - and rats - increase the risk of food poisoning.


Nutrition remains single biggest ‘missed opportunity’ in health, says Gates

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Malnutrition contributes to almost half of all child deaths globally but receives 1% of foreign aid.