This young mother is happy to receive the ready to use supplementary food that helps treat her moderately malnourished child. Mother and child have to return regularly to the health station for follow-up treatment until the child reaches normal weight.
Malnutrition is the largest single contributor to disease, according to the UN's Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN). WFP and its partners have been working hard to prevent and treat malnourishment in the Typhoon Bopha affected areas.
23 June 2014 Philippines: The Faces of Zamboanga