Global push to end malnutrition

Global push to end malnutrition

Countries vow to fight number-one health risk worldwide by establishing policies to eradicate malnutrition.

THERE are 805 million undernourished people in the world today, meaning that one in nine people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life.

According to the U.N. World Food Programme, hunger and malnutrition are the number-one risk to health worldwide — greater than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

Overcoming malnutrition in all of its forms — caloric undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and

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