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Does a Child Die From Hunger Every 15 Seconds?

Date Published: 
06/17/2013
Summary: 

More or Less examines the claim that every 15 seconds a child dies of hunger. (..) It is a popular statistic used by celebrities and charity campaigners in support of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign. (..) Ruth Alexander takes a detailed look at the problem of child malnutrition - which countries are worst affected, and what is being done to try to ease the problem. She is joined by Jack Lundie, If campaign; Professor Robert Black, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Jane Howard from the UN World Food Programme.