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Nutritional Aid is Cost-effective Measure Against Health and Hunger Problems, World Vision Tells Congress
Date:3/11/2010

Aid that promotes nutrition and food security has wide-ranging benefits compared to its costs in the fight against poverty-related problems, Robert Zachritz, advocacy director at international aid agency World Vision, told a Congressional hearing on global hunger. He cites findings from Nobel laureates and a Lancet medical journal study in Haiti.

(PRWEB) March 11, 2010 -- Aid that promotes nutrition and food security has wide-ranging benefits compared to its costs in the fight against poverty-related problems, according to a top humanitarian policy analyst at international aid agency World Vision.

“In this tight budget environment, improving nutrition is one of the most cost-effective ways to address many global problems,” Robert Zachritz, World Vision’s advocacy director, today told a Congressional hearing on global hunger. "While it is a basic human right, access to sufficient food for a healthy, productive life has not been secured for millions around the world and the consequences are more illness and death.”

More than a billion people live on the verge of hunger, which means one in every six persons on earth. Nearly nine million children under age five die every year of preventable causes, and malnutrition underlies more than one-third of these deaths. More than 150 million children under the age of 5 are stunted and another 19 million are severely wasted -- conditions that can permanently damage their physical and mental development.

World Vision’s Zachritz cited a panel of eight economists, including five Nobel Prize laureates, who in May 2008 ranked the most cost-effective interventions to address 10 major global challenges. Half of the top 10 solutions with the most benefit for cost related specifically to nutrition, they found. These target nutrition for children under age two, fortifying foods with iron and iodine,
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