Doctors Without Borders recently published the “Top Ten Humanitarian Crises of 2009,” a report that highlights some of the toughest international medical challenges drawn from the work done in over 70 countries. Childhood malnutrition was amongst these challenges, along with neglected diseases and AIDS treatment. The report estimates that 3.5 to 5 million children die each year from malnutrition and related causes.
You can read more about malnutrition as one of the “Top Ten Humanitarian Crises of 2009” here: http://doctorswithoutborders.org/publications/topten/2009/story.cfm?id=4105
You can also review Doctors Without Borders malnutrition context here: