Scaling Up Nutrition Action for Africa Where are we and what challenges are needed to accelerate malnutrition
Scaling Up Nutrition Action for Africa Where are we and what challenges are need to be addressed to accelerate malnutrition?Lawrence HaddadGlobal Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Why should African political leaders care about malnutrition?What needs to happen?
Good nutrition prevents 45%.. .....of all death under 3 years of age that is related to malnutrition
Good nutrition wires the circuits
Poor nutrition reduces the economic wealth of nations
Demographic Dividend for Africa? With stunting? Forget about it.
Data from Bloom and Canning 2011
Akin AdesinaPresident of the African Development Bank 2016We need to invest in gray matter infrastructure.
Neuronal infrastructure is quite possibly going to be the most important infrastructure.Jim KimPresident, World Bank 2016And the Development Bank Leaders Know It
Two quotes from leaders of development banksquite extraordinaryis this the beginning of a sea change in the way financial institutions think about nutrition?
Scaling Up Nutrition.
Where Are We?
Under 5 StuntingWomens AnemiaAdult OverweightEthiopia, Rwanda Ghana, SenegalAngola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Republic of The), Cte dIvoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe Algeria, Gabon, Morocco, Seychelles, TunisiaBotswana, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, Libya, Namibia, South Africa, SwazilandAll African countries have serious malnutrition problems25% have serious under and over nutrition problems
What is the rate of progress?Highly variablebut there is cause for hope
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