Topics » Global Health   Nov. 11, 2011

Nicaragua's Children Face Difficult Odds

Stunted growth

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Dangerous Early YearsProtecting against PneumoniaA sad memoryReaching a hospitalImportance of sanitationgetting Needed nutritionStunted growthGetting an educationworking at a young ageimproving children's chances

Stunted growth

About one in every five children in Nicaragua has significantly stunted growth due to poor nutrition. This can lead to medical problems down the line, such as obesity and diabetes.

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