Wasting Infographic

In collaboration with WHO, 1,000 Days developed this infographic—one in a series of six—to highlight actions needed to achieve the global target on wasting.

Breastfeeding Infographic

In collaboration with WHO, 1,000 Days developed this infographic—one in a series of six—to highlight actions needed to achieve the global target on breastfeeding.

Childhood Overweight Infographic

In collaboration with WHO, 1,000 Days developed this infographic—one in a series of six—to highlight actions needed to achieve the global target on childhood overweight.

Low Birth Weight Infographic

In collaboration with WHO, 1,000 Days developed this infographic—one in a series of six—to highlight actions needed to achieve the global target on low birth weight.

Anaemia Infographic

In collaboration with WHO, 1,000 Days developed this infographic—one in a series of six—to highlight actions needed to achieve the global target on anemia.

Stunting Infographic

In collaboration with WHO, 1,000 Days developed this infographic—one in a series of six—to highlight actions needed to achieve the global target on stunting.

Why Invest in Nutrition

Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and it starts by investing in the first 1,000 days. Malnutrition kills millions of children every year and robs millions more of the opportunity to reach their full potential. This global crisis requires global action in order to give every child a fair start to life. In 2012, … Continued

Acute Malnutrition

Globally, 50 million children under the age five are wasted, with 16 million of those estimated to be severely wasted. That is, 1 out of every 13 children in the world is not getting enough calories from food and faces an immediate risk of death. Wasting occurs when a child rapidly loses body weight as … Continued

Breastfeeding

Exclusive breastfeeding is a cornerstone of child survival and child health because it provides essential, irreplaceable nutrition for a child’s growth and development. Nonetheless, just 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed in the first six months of life globally. Exclusive breastfeeding – defined as the practice of only giving an infant breast-milk for the first … Continued

Obesity

The number of children who are overweight around the world has risen dramatically in recent years. Today an estimated 41 million children under age five are overweight, and this number is expected to nearly double over the next decade. Children who are overweight or obese are at a higher risk of developing serious health problems, … Continued