TITLE

Fighting malnutrition one spoonful at a time

AUTHOR(S)
Snapp, Trevor
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;8/31/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 35, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on an ongoing program run by the organization, Meds and Food for Kids, in Haiti to deal with the problem of malnutrition among children. It runs a mobile clinic providing families with medical help and fortified peanut butter for effective nutrition. It focuses on children under 2 years of age. Its peanut butter therapy does away with malnutrition in less than six weeks. The peanut butter is classified as a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food.
ACCESSION #
26674038

 

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