Introduction: Possibilities and Problems
History was once famously described as “one damned thing after another”. Certainly, every age has faced its own uncertainties and dangers, whether from hunger, disease, natural catastrophe or strife. However, here we are still! Such is the ingenuity of our species that each new generation has been able to adapt to new circumstances and find possibilities among the problems. Now, in the 21st century, it is our turn to rise to the challenge!
Read the text on p. 136 and work with the tasks in the textbook and below.
Malnutrition: Meeting the Global Challenge
Presentation from the Population Reference Bureau designed to present the current global nutrition situation, the state of progress in achieving the World Health Assembly’s nutrition targets, and the challenges ahead.