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Rising food prices may worsen child malnutrition in PH

Oct 09, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Rapid inflation and misconceptions on what to feed children would aggravate the 'very high' levels of child malnutrition in the Philippines, says UNICEF

NUTRITION. Child malnutrition has been a problem among several Filipino households for years, official statistics show. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

The long wait to 'Zero Hunger'

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:06 PM

To date, the Philippines has no comprehensive law directly addressing food insecurity and hunger. Where is the Zero Hunger Bill?

Fast Facts: What has the government done to alleviate malnutrition?

Jul 25, 2018 - 5:12 PM

The Philippine government has shown a history of focused policy, but scattershot implementation

A day in the life: Youth volunteers

Dec 28, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Volunteering can seem like a thankless job, but for these two millennials, it’s a priceless experience. Watch these 360 videos to learn what motivates them

Quiz: What should be next on your bucket list?

Dec 01, 2017 - 12:00 AM

Learn how you can pursue passion and purpose at the same time with this quiz!

Solving hunger: Why it’s important for millennials to help out

Oct 03, 2017 - 5:22 PM

Hunger stunts the potential of the youth. How does it worsen existing problems in the country?

Combating malnutrition: The key to the Philippines’ long-term success

Jul 13, 2017 - 9:25 PM

Members of the private sector and the government need to invest in nutrition to secure a better future for the next generation

PH among the worst places for children to grow up – report

Jun 01, 2017 - 4:54 PM

The End of Childhood Index identifies in what countries children enjoy their childhood and where they are deprived of it The Philippines is 96th of 172

POOR NUTRITION. Over 3.6 million Filipino kids suffer from stunting.

Rappler journalists finalists in 2016 Save the Children Media Awards

Nov 01, 2016 - 11:43 AM

The annual competition seeks to encourage and engage members of the media to continue raising the public’s awareness regarding the reality of hunger and malnutrition’s impact on Filipino children and their families

A boy prepares the fishes for cooking which were caught at the Pasig river. All photos by Mark Saludes/Rappler

2015 global index: PH hunger, malnutrition problem 'serious'

Oct 27, 2015 - 1:55 PM

With a score of 20 1 in the 2015 Global Hunger Index the Philippines is above the regional average meaning the level of the hunger problem is higher

STATE OF NUTRITION. Ending malnutrition among children is an important matter. Graphic by Raffy De Guzman

Programs for women have 'stronger' impact vs malnutrition

Oct 23, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Programs that empower women especially those in the poorest sector can help end the persistent cycle of hunger and malnutrition says a Food and Agricultural Organization report

LIVELIHOOD. Women organic farmers are taught on the many ways they can earn from their gardens. Photo from SARILAYA

Ending hunger and malnutrition in PH is possible in 15 years but...

Sep 17, 2015 - 3:13 PM

Other Southeast Asian countries are proof that ending hunger and malnutrition within a short period is possible but the Philippines needs to step up its efforts

SATING HUNGER. Children line up at a feeding program for informal settlers in Quezon City. File photo by Rolex dela Pena/ EPA

Filipino 'shortness' more than just a 'racial trait' – report

Sep 09, 2015 - 8:23 PM

The Philippines ranks second shortest among ASEAN countries Are Filipinos really just genetically short?

'Lahat Dapat': No child should be left malnourished

Sep 05, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Malnutrition and hunger among Filipinos – especially children – should be the centerpiece of electoral campaigns for 2016

Gov't program to feed over 2.5M kids under 5 in 2015

Jun 24, 2015 - 7:08 PM

The government has earmarked P4 32 billion for the Supplementary Feeding Program in 2015

DOST's food program works in Agusan del Norte town – study

Jun 02, 2015 - 7:18 PM

84 out of 88 children hit their normal body weight after 120 days under the program

Can an early warning system help end hunger?

Apr 09, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The EWS FNS is a food security information system that can empower communities to immediately identify hunger and malnutrition problems in their areas

Use P7.7B SK fund to fight hunger – Recto

Mar 27, 2015 - 5:53 PM

The P7 7 billion allotted to the Sangguniang Kabataan can be used for programs addressing hunger and malnutrition across the country

SATING HUNGER. Children wait their turn at a feeding program for informal settlers in Quezon City. File photo by Rolex dela Pena/ EPA

Makati, Taguig lead NCR cities in fight vs malnutrition

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Official data show that all of the cities in Metro Manila are faring better than others in the war against malnutrition

Tondo's Katuparan: Fulfilling malnourished children's dreams

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Ending malnutrition among children is key to finally fulfilling the dreams their parents never realized

UN expert to visit PH to assess food security

Feb 20, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The United Nations Special Rapporteur will check on how accessible food is in the country and if the right to food is fully realized

How a community curbs malnutrition

Feb 08, 2015 - 12:16 AM

World Vision s Pinoy Nutrition Hub is ending malnutrition one child at a time in several barangays in the Philippines

OVERCOMING MALNUTRITION. Two-year old Daniel gains weight through the Pinoy Nutrition Hub of by World Vision. All photos by Monalinda Cadiz

Saving Sitio Pintor's hungry children

Jan 29, 2015 - 12:24 PM

How can a community with not too many opportunities save its hungry children? Good Neighbors International Philippines is doing its share

The good in Good Store: Fighting malnutrition, poverty in Rizal

Jan 27, 2015 - 6:44 PM

How can one store help end malnutrition and poverty?