One in 10 Afghan children under five malnourished, 45 percent stunted: UN

Poor nutrition rife in country plagued by economic, humanitarian climate crises over two years since Taliban’s return., Roya carefully spoon-feeds her daughter fortified milk in a ward for malnourished children, praying the tiny infant will avoid a condition that stalks one in 10 children in Afghanistan after decades of conflict. The nine-month-old had been hospitalised three times already in remote Badakhshan province because her mother had trouble breastfeeding. “She has gained a bit of weight. She has a bit of a glow,” 35-year-old Roya said, cradling Bibi,2024-04-03 10:27:00,Read More