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Tag: malnutrition Argentina

  • Thursday, February 5th 2015 - 09:58 UTC

    Four child malnutrition deaths in northern Argentina; another 1.800 in danger

    “We have 105,981 children with nutritional health monitored, but 1,800/1.900  children don’t have the ideal weight levels” said Salta Health Minister Villa Nougues

    Two new deaths of minors by malnutrition were uncovered in Argentina's northern province of Salta while the provincial health minister has acknowledged that 1.800 to 1.900 children are suffering from nutritional problems, suggesting the scourge may be more widespread than first thought, according to a report in the Buenos Aires Herald.

  • Thursday, January 8th 2015 - 00:42 UTC

    Argentina shocked over the death of indigenous child of malnutrition and TB

    Seven year old Nestor spent the last forty days of his life in hospital, but never managed to recover (Pic Clarin)

    Argentina is in state of shock following the death of a seven-year old aborigine of malnutrition which turned into a complicated case of TB. The child belonged to the Qom indigenous community in Chaco, northern Argentina that has been forced to a life of deprivation and despair because on ongoing battles over the possession of reservation lands.