VITA-NUTRIMENT TO FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION
A recently developed home-based treatment for severe acute malnutrition is improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of children a year.
Bringing manufacturing sites closer to the final beneficiaries is a priority for UNICEF.
Development of local produced products of RUTF is most economical to tackle this crisis.
S.A.M. - THE FACTS
> Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a serious problem around the world.
> 42% of the world's malnourished children live in India
Severely malnourished children are frequently sick and susceptible to infections.
> Many die. Those that survive often suffer brain damage and a lifetime on the margin of society.