Timor-Leste

‘She didn’t have the energy to cry’: Timor-Leste and its struggle against malnutrition

Poverty and poor education have contributed to deaths from malnutrition while disabilities often go untreated ” When she cried, her voice was like a bat, very small ,” says health worker Alarico Bere.” She didn’t have the energy to cry .” At 13 months old, Maria Sequira was identified as severely malnourished by Bere, a …

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‘She didn’t have the energy to cry’: Timor-Leste and its struggle against malnutrition

Poverty and poor education have contributed to deaths from malnutrition while disabilities often go untreated ” When she cried, her voice was like a bat, very small ,” says health worker Alarico Bere.” She didn’t have the energy to cry .” At 13 months old, Maria Sequira was identified as severely malnourished by Bere, a …

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