Is Africa Widening or Rising?

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Over the past 20 years, as many developing countries have been trying to tackle the problem of undernutrition, especially amongst its children, a new health threat has quietly been emerging – namely, overnutrition.

Across the world, this more modern form of malnutrition has been increasing ominously, and Africa has been particularly badly hit. The statistics from the continent are startling.

Source: Think Africa Press (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Health Care
Tags
global health, nutrition, obesity, Women