Malnutrition is More than Just Hunger

November 26, 2013By WV AdvocacyFood and Nutrition No Comments

“Nutrition is a desperately neglected aspect of maternal, newborn, and child health. The reasons for this neglect are understandable but not justifiable.” – Professor Robert Black This was the announcement that caught the attention of the maternal health community last week at an international conference.   At Beyond 5 we focus on the five things we know will improve … Read More

Closing the Gap in Afghanistan

October 24, 2013By WV AdvocacyFood and Nutrition, Healthy Moms and Kids 1 Comment

Recently, World Vision Afghanistan won an award for helping to save the lives of children. Afghanistan has one of the highest under-five child mortality rates, yet has demonstrated excellence in supporting the country’s  efforts to reduce infant mortality through the World Health Organization’s Baby – Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), which includes education on breastfeeding, caring for … Read More