Closing the Gap for Post-2015: New Ambition for Acute Malnutrition

Written by Sabrina de Souza, UK Advocacy Manager at Action Against Hunger UK on the Huffington Post blog

“Nutrition is both a maker and marker of development. Yet, undernutrition continues to hamper the ability of children to live happy, healthy lives and reach their full potential.

Millions of children – 52 million to be exact – suffer from acute malnutrition. Commonly known as wasting, because of the rapid and severe weight loss it can induce, acute malnutrition can quickly result in death without treatment. Yet it is among the most neglected issues in development.”

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