At least 50,000 children suffer from malnutrition in Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka News


A UNICEF report had indicated that at least 50,000 children suffer from malnutrition in Sri Lanka, Chairman, Professional Forum of Professionals on Medical and Civil Rights, Dr. Chamal Sanjeewa said. 

Another 2.2 million children are estimated to suffer from food insecurity related issues in the near future, he said. 

“A majority of families have to allocate 75% of their income for food. Therefore their unable to meet medical, education and health expenses,” Dr. Sanjeewa said.

 

 

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