Global progress in combating child malnutrition masks problem spots

Only 28 of 105 low- to mid-income countries are set to meet WHO’s 2025 hunger-reduction targets

child eating

Childhood malnutrition has been falling worldwide, but success is uneven, a new study shows. Here, a child eats in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, where stunted growth remains severe.

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