Nepal tops world's child malnutrition rates

Country's almost half of all children are small for their age, some are severely wasted and risk catching disease.

    Malnutrition rates in Nepal are among the highest in the world. Almost half of all Nepali children are small for their age, some are frail and risk catching disease.

    And getting enough to eat is only part of a much bigger problem.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Western Nepal.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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