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Hungry children suffer low IQ

3rd August 2006

There are more than 300 million children suffering chronic malnourishment, putting them at risk of low IQs and unable to learn, according to a new report.

The World Food Programme says each year almost six million children under five die as a result of hunger, but many more suffer widespread physical and mental damage.

Campaigners are arguing for targeted interventions that can reverse the vicious cycle linking learning and hunger.

 

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