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Chronic malnutrition remains high in the province of Nampula, despite the availability of and access to food, ‘O Pais’ writes. Among other effects, the condition affects the psychic development and cognitive ability of children.
It is estimated that more than 50% of five-year-olds in the province are affected, with dietary habits cited as the main cause, since access to food in the province is good.
Mozambique’s National Institute of Social Action (INAS) is currently assisting around 400 children there, and has launched an awareness campaign with activities scheduled for ten of the province’s 23 districts.
By Jamal RamadaneSource: O País
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