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25 year old mother, Sushma is seen with her 11 month malnutritioned daughter, Shilpi at the 'Nutritional Reahabilitation Centre' at the pediatrics section of Maharani Laxmibai Medical College in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Indian government spends $1.4 billion a year - on programs that include weighing newborn babies, counseling mothers on healthy eating and supplementing meals, but none of this is yeilding results. According to UNICEF, some 48% of Indian children, or 61 million kids, remain malnourished, the clinical condition of being so undernourished that their physical and mental growth are stunted. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos for The Wall Street Journal.Slug: IMALNUT
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25 year old mother, Sushma is seen with her 11 month malnutritioned daughter, Shilpi at the 'Nutritional Reahabilitation Centre' at the pediatrics section of Maharani Laxmibai Medical College in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Indian government spends $1.4 billion a year - on programs that include weighing newborn babies, counseling mothers on healthy eating and supplementing meals, but none of this is yeilding results. According to UNICEF, some 48% of Indian children, or 61 million kids, remain malnourished, the clinical condition of being so undernourished that their physical and mental growth are stunted. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos for The Wall Street Journal.Slug: IMALNUT