Public Health Advocates Blast UNICEF Campaign to Feed Starving Children Nutrition Paste

A coalition of public health advocates called the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) has issued an unusually strong condemnation of UNICEF for supporting the use of a highly processed paste to feed impoverished children. IBFAN claimed the scientific trials cited by UNICEF to recommend the paste as safe and effective were compromised by its manufacturers, including Nestle, Heinz, and especially French food company Nutriset.

Children shelter from the sun in Ankilimarovahatsy, Madagascar, a village in the far south

U.N. Complains World Has Too Many Nigerians

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released a report with great fanfare on Tuesday that estimated the world’s population has passed 8 billion, with most of the growth occurring in low-income regions such as sub-Saharan Africa.

Women queue to cast their vote during the Osun State gubernatorial election in Ede, in the