Malnutrition – the slow, silent killer

According to the World Food Programme, malnutrition causes approximately 45% of deaths in children under five. That’s about 3 MM children who die from malnutrition a year. Although the prevalence of malnutrition related diseases is much more pronounced in developing countries, people living in the poorest neighborhoods, the elderly, the homeless, and people with eating […]

Diarrheal disease, an easily preventable killer of kids under five

Approximately 2,200 children die of Diarrheal Diseases per day, which, if put in perspective, is equivalent to about 30 buses full of kids. With Diarrheal diseases causing approximately 1 Million deaths annually, the importance of this crisis must be elevated. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Diarrheal Disease ranks amongst the top 10 causes of […]