Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Malnourishment a pervasive threat to Central Highlands children

More than one third of all children living in Vietnam's Central Highlands suffer from malnourishment, state-sponsored media agency VietNamNet reported yesterday. The article, citing statistics from the Nutrition Institute, states that 300,000 Vietnamese children are "seriously malnourished," and 1.8 million are underweight.

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The Leadership Council is working to alleviate the poverty of the Central Highland through economic empowerment initiatives.

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