Malnutrition Not Just a Poor Country Problem

by Andrew Green

A child is treated for acute malnutrition in Indonesia’s Papua region. As many as 100 malnourished children died there earlier this year in the midst of a measles outbreak. BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images

New research underscores the fact that malnutrition, while rampant in middle-income countries, is often ignored by donors, leaving those countries to bear the burden of nutrition programs.