Indian Ocean Times - only positive news on indian ocean

Madagascar: UNDP unblocks 660,000 dollars to fight against malnutrition in the Island




The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) recently unblocked a financial envelope for Madagascar amounted to 660,000 dollars. These funds will serve to fight the Island against malnutrition that has plagued the country.
 
As a reminder, a large-scale health study carried out in 2009 had highlighted the alarming malnutrition among young children in Madagascar.
 
Chronic child malnutrition which affects more than half of the children aged 6 to 23 months and resulting in stunted growth in children concerned.
 



.


More from Indian Ocean Times :
< >

Monday, April 11th 2016 - 07:19 A new Prime Minister for Madagascar

Friday, March 4th 2016 - 05:00 The Antananarivo declaration