Supporting Children’s Nutrition during the COVID-19 Pandemic

UNICEF and WFP partnership to prevent and treat child wasting

A mother feeding her baby at the Primature health center of San Pedro, in the South West of Côte d’Ivoire.
UNICEF/UNI330294/Frank Dejongh

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UNICEF and WFP are scaling up efforts to prevent and treat child wasting, in response to the impact of COVID-19. The pandemic puts malnourished children at an ever-high risk of death and – for the children who survive – poor growth, development and learning.

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