Hungry children suffer low IQ3rd 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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