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Anemia in Eastern Cuba reflects inequality

 IPS 26 January 2019

Cuba has met the United Nations goal of reducing hunger. But anemia caused by malnutrition is still a problem among infants, small children and pregnant women in this Caribbean island nation, which has been in the grip of an economic crisis for over two decades. A lack of access to healthy, fresh rood that is rich in iron is a key factor, especially for children and pregnant women. An estimated two billion people worldwide suffer micronutrient deficiencies (1037 Words) - By Ivet González


IPS_Anemia in Eastern Cuba reflects inequality

Computer technician Gladys Pavón with her son Irving in Bayamo, in the eastern Cuban province of Granma.  Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS

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