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Nigerian Program Targets Malnutrition Epidemic

Nigeria has one of the highest numbers of malnourished children in the world But data released this week shows that a program run by the Nigerian government and the U.N. Children's Fund is saving children's lives by getting them to eat more nutritious food. In Nigeria, approximately 1.7 million children under the age of five are severely acutely malnourished. About 361,000 die from causes linked to malnutrition every year. Arjan de Wagt, UNICEF’s chief of nutrition in Nigeria,...

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