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un·der·nu·tri·tion

 (ŭn′dər-no͞o-trĭsh′ən, -nyo͞o-)
n.
Inadequate nutrition resulting from lack of food or failure of the body to absorb or assimilate nutrients properly.

undernutrition

(ˌʌndənjuːˈtrɪʃən)
n
(Biology) a deficiency of nutrients
Translations

un·der·nu·tri·tion

a. desnutrición, malnutrición.
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We must coordinate global efforts to reduce food loss and waste to enhance our ability to sustainably eliminate global hunger and undernutrition, said IFPRI Director-General Shenggen Fan.
These include diseases such as malaria, such as undernutrition, and such as water borne diseases, diarrhoea and other water borne diseases.
One of the projects discussed is helping tackle the issue of undernutrition by developing a weekly automated phone call service for patients who have been prescribed nutritional supplements.
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With urban transition and changing lifestyles, Pakistan is now facing a mixed pattern of malnutrition with high rates of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies among poor women and children as well as increasing rates of overweight and obesity among adults," said Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta.
Undernutrition represents a year-on-year drag on African and Asian GDP of 11%.
It is often used specifically to refer to undernutrition where there is not enough calories, protein or micronutrients; however, it also includes overnutrition.
Malnutrition, undernutrition remain essential problems threatening health of younger generation - MP
The event has committed to the Rome Declaration which addresses undernutrition in children, micronutrient deficiencies in women and children, and reversing the obesity trend.
Across the world, this will help identify signs of undernutrition, stunting, wasting and overweight at an earlier stage to implement preventive actions to reduce long-term health problems, such as diabetes and hypertension.
1 million child deaths that occur each year as a result of undernutrition.