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Poor nutrition is increasing rates of diabetes, cancers, heart attacks and stroke

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Malnutrition, in all its forms, is negatively impacting the health, well-being and sustainable development of people of all ages in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region, particularly in those countries affected by conflict in which people are experiencing high levels of food insecurity, undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.

WHO is calling on governments to take action to improve nutrition, to reduce the burden of diet-related NCDs, and reduce undernutrition associated with conflict and political instability. At the global meeting on NCDs and mental health in Muscat, Oman, WHO launched a regional nutrition strategy to help countries meet global nutrition-related targets, achieve food security, end all forms of malnutrition and improve nutrition throughout the life course by 2030… (WHO/EMRO, December 12, 2019)

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