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UNICEF Screens Malawi Children for Malnutrition

In Malawi, the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund or UNICEF is carrying out a mass screening exercise for malnutrition in children under 5 years of age, in 25 of the country's 28 districts. The exercise is in response to a recent vulnerability assessment report, which revealed that 2.8 million people in Malawi are facing food shortages. Early one morning, the Chamba screening center in Malawi's old capital, Zomba, is jam-packed with mothers who want their babies...

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