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The new Lancet series confirms what we know from our years of working on this issue – that tackling undernutrition is both the most important long-term problem facing children, and that doing so isn’t complicated. It means making it a priority at every level.
World Vision is announcing a US$1.2 billion package of measures to combat childhood undernutrition, challenging governments — especially those from G8 countries — to match this commitment as they meet in London today.
World Vision and Midmark Corp. deliver the most critically needed, updated equipment to Health Access, Inc. in Clarksburg, where teams have been preparing to receive and install the new equipment.
The Killer Gap report ranks 176 countries around the world according to the size of the gap between those who have access to good health and those who don’t. The U.S is ranked a surprising 46--below countries like Libya, Bosnia and Romania.
The USAID and World Vision today became the newest members of the Regional Coalition on Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola, an alliance of more than 20 agencies and associations supporting efforts to eliminate the transmission of cholera.