STUNTING, also known as chronic malnutrition, for children aged 0 to 5 years is defined as height/lenght-for-age less than -2 standard deviations of the median of the WHO Child Growth Standards.
REPORT BY ABIGAEL N NYUKURI, BANGLADESH NUTRITION CLUSTER COORDINATOR 26TH DECEMBER 2018
Child Nutrition Status
Children’s nutritional status is a reflection of their overall health. When children have access to an adequate food supply, are not exposed to repeated illness, and are well cared for, they reach their growth potential and are considered well nourished.
WASTED (Acute Malnutrition)
Progrès dans la réalisation des objectifs du cluster Nutrition
1. Advocacy vision and rationale
The nutrition cluster approach was adopted in Yemen in 2009. Since then, Yemen has continued to face complex emergencies with the Nutrition Cluster being constantly active. Following the escalation of the conflict in March 2015, a Level 3 system-wide emergency was declared in Yemen, which is still in place.