malnutrition in children - updates

Rappler's latest stories on malnutrition in children


Yemen's infants face starvation as war rages on

Oct 28, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Four years of war between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels have pushed the country to the brink of mass starvation

Rappler journalists among 2017 Save the Children Media Awards finalists

Oct 24, 2017 - 5:33 PM

The stories 'demonstrate the impact of lack of food and adequate nutrition on children from poor communities and good practices that could help eradicate the problem'

CHILDREN’S RIGHTS. Rappler’s story about the Malabon city government’s program to combat malnutrition in children is among the finalists in the Save the Children Media Awards 2017. A story on what the education department wants served in public school canteens is also a finalist. Rappler file photo

World Vision Run: Give kids a healthy start in life

May 19, 2016 - 9:11 PM

Announcement: The annual World Vision Run is happening on June 26 at the Blue Bay Walk in Pasay City

PH fails to halve child malnutrition within 25 years

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:12 PM

The Philippines did not reach its target of reducing child malnutrition as part of the Millennium Development Goals

PH sets national guidelines on child malnutrition

Nov 05, 2015 - 9:13 PM

The Department of Health and Unicef launch the Philippine national guidelines on the management of severe acute malnutrition for children under 5

How is gov't managing school feeding program?

Jan 26, 2015 - 9:35 AM

The Department of Education should reexamine the daily feeding budget currently at P16 per beneficiary

Recto dares gov't: Pour more funds in 'health bucket'

Aug 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM

Senator Ralph Recto commends the increase in the government s proposed health spending for 2015 but says more funding is still needed

Hunger advocacy through arts

Jul 24, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Children and mothers express their ideas as health advocates through art

SUPER VEGGIES. Mothers made dolls based on their children's favorite vegetables. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/

How can LGUs help prevent hunger?

Jul 08, 2014 - 9:30 AM

An early warning system for hunger and food insecurity helps local government units create timely interventions

Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food as solution to malnutrition

Apr 24, 2014 - 11:50 PM

Ready to Use Therapeutic Food or RUTF is said to be highly effective in treating severely malnourished children

[INFOGRAPHIC] Top killers: Diseases threatening undernourished children

Apr 18, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Undernourished children are at risk of dying from preventable diseases; they die because they are poor according to the Unicef