Swaziland loses 3.1 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP), or some US $92 million annually, from the long-term impact of chronic childhood hunger.
Some 270,000 adults, or more than 40 percent of the labour force, suffer from physical stunting as a result of chronic malnutrition in early childhood. The study documents how high stunting rates result in lower work productivity, higher national health costs, missed work hours due to illness, and lower rates of educational attainment.Read more
2009 - 2012
- HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Support to Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Neighbourhood Care Points
- Swaziland - Support to Households Affected by HIV and AIDS