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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Malnutrition"

Girl, uprooted

Posted by: June Findlay November 15, 2017

After violent conflict in South Sudan forced Nyajime’s family to uproot their lives, she became sick and so malnourished that she was unable to stand, walk or even smile. Here’s the story of her miraculous transformation into a healthy child, thanks to the love and care of many people—and a few simple, yet essential gifts. Read more »

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Picky Eaters vs. Hungry Bellies

Posted by: June Findlay October 2, 2017

Many kids in Canada are picky eaters. Many more don't have the access to food to even be considered that. Read more »

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Youth are what they eat (or don’t eat) at school

Posted by: Guest Author August 22, 2017

This is the first in a series of youth guest blogs providing a diversity of perspectives from Canada’s young people in support of UNICEF Canada’s One Youth movement. Read more »

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Another war in Yemen: The fight against malnutrition and disease

Posted by: UNICEF March 24, 2017

One-year-old Khawla Mohammed lies on the bed in Al-Sabeen Hospital in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a with a tube running through her nose. She is suffering from malnutrition and is also battling a chest infection which has affected her breathing. Read more »

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Famine threatens 1.4 million children, but there is still hope

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 24, 2017

Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year. Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Every day children are dying and UNICEF is working with partners to provide life-saving support for children and families. These are the stories of some of the children caught in this crisis. Read more »

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Famine is declared in parts of South Sudan

Posted by: UNICEF February 21, 2017

Famine has struck parts of South Sudan and children urgently need our help to survive. War and a collapsing economy have left parents with nothing to feed their families and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished. They need immediate, lifesaving aid and every day counts. Read more »

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UNICEF @ 70: Then and Now

Posted by: UNICEF December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent. Read more »

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Ahmed's story: overcoming food shortage in Mauritania

Posted by: Guest Author October 6, 2015

In Mauritania, one year old Ahmed is overcoming great obstacles to survival because of a terrible food shortage. Read how his mother's love and UNICEF's support are giving him a chance to grow up healthy and strong. Read more »

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World Food Day: Mary's incredible story of survival

Posted by: David Morley October 15, 2014

When I was in South Sudan, I visited the children’s hospital in Juba. That's where I saw Mary and her remarkable recovery. Read more »

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