One of the biggest problems facing the stranded Rohingya populace and the locals in Cox's Bazaar is malnutrition.
Address the double-edged sword of undernutrition and obesity.
A report titled “World Food Security and Nutrition Situation-2017”, brought out jointly by a number of UN organisations, estimates that some 25 million Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, suffer from malnutrition.
Malnutrition is sweeping the world, fuelled by obesity as well as starvation, new research has suggested.
There are now more adults in the world classified as obese than underweight, a major study has suggested.
It is assuring to note that Bangladesh is on course to meet the global targets for reducing the rate of stunting, low height for age among children under five.
A promising cereal formula has been invented by Bangladesh experts to fight deadly acute malnutrition in children. The ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) is made of locally available ingredients.