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Over 1,000 cases of malnutrition reported in 2011 in Bié

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Kuito - At least 1,038 cases of malnutrition, from which 917 got recovered, were recorded in central Bié province.

According to the data released by provincial health department, the malnutrition also caused the deaths of 121 children aged between zero and five years, specially in the districts of Kuito, Andulo and Kamacupa.

To hold back the situation, a five-day seminar has been arranged aimed at discussing the treatment of malnutrition.