Each year six million children under the age of 5 years die because of diseases that result from malnutrition .
The widespread problem of malnutrition is as much a concern to everyone as the efforts at its amelioration.
Many, however, are found to be suffering instead from other illness, or from exhaustion or malnutrition .
Food shortages and malnutrition had their biggest impact on Afghan girl children.
Simply stated, any one suffering from malnutrition and disease is at a much greater risk.
An estimated 1.8 million refugees fled to the borders, with disease and malnutrition .
The perils of battle apart, both sides suffered from malaria, malnutrition and inadequate supplies.
For example, malnutrition and lack of access to clean water can lead to blindness.
There were no catastrophic epidemics but people were more susceptible to malnutrition and injuries.
The challenge of malnutrition is not well addressed by existing interventions.