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How a CRS Program Drastically Reduced Child Malnutrition in Southern Haiti

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Since the start of a Catholic Relief Services nutrition program in southern Haiti, the child malnutrition rate in targeted communities has been reduced from 30 percent to 3 percent. The “Maternal and Child Health Nutrition Program” (MCHN) works with a network of community volunteers and takes an integrated approach to set up rally posts, strengthen health centers and create mothers’ clubs. The video below tells the story. For more information, visit the MCHN page.

 

Originally published by Catholic Relief Services