Now Is the Time to Tackle Malnutrition and Its Massive Human Costs

During the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) last month, FAO and WHO prepared to assist nations in addressing the massive global burden of malnutrition. This opinion piece by José Graziano da Silva, FAO director general, and Margaret Chan, WHO director general doesn’t solely focus on the shocking numbers on malnutrition, but uses them as a platform for a global call to action. The article underscores the need for translating commitment into action if we are to end the multiple burdens of malnutrition within a generation.

Interpress Service, November  2014