RUTF in Ethiopia, Developing countries unlikely to reach MDGs, and Gotye supports famine relief

© UNICEF Ethiopia/2012/Getachew

In Ethiopia, health services are protecting drought-affected children from malnutrition

by Indrias Getachew, UNICEF, July 3, 2012 

“In the past the children were in a very bad state,” Ms. Julati. “But now there is great improvement. And the reason is that every week they get the RUTF – it is so effective that they are no longer dying. Over the past four years, a lot of children’s lives have been saved.”

Read the full article, here.

Study: Uneven Progress in Child Nutrition

By Joe DeCapua, Voice of America, July 5, 2012 

“A new study estimates fewer than half of developing countries are likely to reach the Millennium Development Goal to reduce child hunger. It says about 110 million children worldwide are moderately or severely underweight, while nearly 150 million others are mildly underweight.”

Read the full article, here.

Gotye lend song to famine relief, July 9, 2012 

If you’ve spent any time in the MANA office, you’ve probably heard our CEO, Mark Moore, singing Gotye’s hit single, ‘Somebody That I Used to Know.’ It has become a soundtrack to daily office affairs. We were happy to see that Gotye has lent his song, ‘Eyes Wide Open,’ to the soundtrack of World Vision Australia‘s 40 Hour Famine commercial. We knew we liked him!

Check it out, here!

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