Malnutrition, a global problem in search of global solutions

by Amruta Byatnal

NEW DELHI — Sunita Devi is huddled with about 20 women in a primary health care center in Gervani village, in the central state of Chhattisgarh in India. She’s anemic and pregnant, and she has questions for the health worker: “When will my anemia go away? Will my child be born anemic too? What can I do to avoid malnutrition in my child?”