In a hospital in the frontline city of Taiz, a woman tries to revive her malnourished baby with protein paste. The war-torn country is suffering through one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.
Dusty camps of displaced people have sprung up on the outskirts of cities. They ran from their homes because of drought, famine and fighting that involves the militant group al-Shabaab.
Many are small for their age — a sign of a growing crisis of malnutrition. Government mismanagement is to blame, say political analysts. And there could be lifelong impacts for these children.
The U.N. finds that nearly half of all children younger than 5 in Afghanistan, some 3.1 million, are facing acute malnutrition. Mothers share their plight to provide the children sustenance.
New research finds millions of people are getting enough calories but not enough essential nutrients. We asked leading researchers how to fix the problem.
A comprehensive new report from UNICEF calls attention to the surge in obesity in developing countries — even as they're dealing with children who are undernourished.
When she was 19, Renee Bach founded a charity that went on to care for over 900 severely malnourished babies and children. Now she is being sued by two of the mothers whose children died.
A paste made from chickpeas, soy, peanuts and bananas is the result of years of work studying the bacteria that live in the human gut.
A new report in 'The Lancet' uses a not-too-familiar term to describe looming global problems that appear to be interconnected.