Orphans in Congo fed palm weevil larvae in bid to beat malnutrition
  • Author: Reuters
  • Date: 2024-06-25 23:02:02

Orphans in Congo fed palm weevil larvae in bid to beat malnutrition

The larvae are typically cooked with onions, peppers and tomatoes, and have a cheese-like taste.

Kilifi mothers combat malnutrition in infants through exclusive breastfeeding
  • Author: Farhiya Hussein
  • Date: 2024-06-25 06:34:13

Kilifi mothers combat malnutrition in infants through exclusive breastfeeding

Exclusive breastfeeding contributes to higher IQ levels, mitigates allergy risks, and reduces the likelihood of developing ovarian and breast cancer.

After successes, Health ministry develops new 5-year strategy to fight malnutrition
  • Author: Erick Kariuki
  • Date: 2024-06-18 11:54:57

After successes, Health ministry develops new 5-year strategy to fight malnutrition

This follows successes in reducing malnutrition via the KNAP 2018–2022, "that resulted in significant progress in reducing malnutrition, particularly the prevalence of stunting which reduced from 26 per cent in 2014 to 18 per cent in 2022."

Sudan war: Over 8.5 million displaced, border crossings surpass 1.8 million
  • Author: UN News
  • Date: 2024-04-09 18:28:48

Sudan war: Over 8.5 million displaced, border crossings surpass 1.8 million

Sudan has experienced the almost complete destruction of its urban middle class: architects, doctors, teachers, nurses, engineers, and students have lost everything.

Children starving to death in northern Gaza - WHO
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-03-05 10:14:40

Children starving to death in northern Gaza - WHO

At least 15 children had died from malnutrition and dehydration at the Kamal Adwan hospital.

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