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Angolans face threat of severe malnutrition

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 01 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:8
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. Luanda, Angola

    Despite the Angolan government's recent military successes against the Unita rebels, there has been little respite in the suffering of the civilian population of Angola, and the situation is likely to deteriorate rapidly once again if sufficient assistance is not forthcoming.

    A major concern continues to be malnutrition in many areas. Although there has been an improvement in certain provinces—such as Malange, where malnutrition rates have …

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