"Nutrition is micronutrients that we eat every day and are needed for children to be clever, and have good health," said Ms Pech Sima, Director of Maternal and Child Health.
According to the Deputy Prime Minister Yim Chhayly, "Childhood malnutrition remains a challenge for Cambodia that demands more attention and collaboration from relevant stakeholders..."
I am very happy now. My mother cares, loves and gives me enough food to eat. I do not avoid school anymore. I love my studies.
"I lost all my schooling materials including pens, pencils, schoolbag and uniforms. I was not happy because of the flooding.”
“I am very happy now. My grandmother and my aunt help take care of my brother when I go to school. My father has stopped drinking and works to buy me food to eat."
Up to 40% of Cambodian children remain undernourished and use of breast milk substitutes, including baby formula, may prevent and limit further progress.
Press Release - breast milk substitutes in Khmer