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undernourish

(ŭn′dər-nûr′ĭsh)
tr.v. undernour·ished, undernour·ishing, undernour·ishes
To provide with insufficient quantity or quality of nourishment to sustain proper health and growth.

un′der·nour′ish·ment n.
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The largest percentage of chronically undernourished people in the world reside in sub-Saharan Africa, in the nations President Clinton will visit in late March and early April.
School-based Feeding Program: Undernourished children from Kindergarten to Grade 6 will be given at least one fortified meal for not less than 120 days in a year.
Women are not starving their husbands, it is their habits that keep them undernourished, which is the outcome of insufficient food intake for good health.
It also hit Duterte for describing Callamard as 'undernourished.' '[He used] a real medical and societal problem to insult and demean, even when he himself cannot solve chronic malnutrition in the country.'
Rabulan noted, however, that not all public schools in the region would benefit from the school feeding program since some schools do not have undernourished learners.
8 million students in public schools across the country are undernourished, according to the latest data released by the Department of Education (DepEd).
It says the number of undernourished people in Kenya stood at 14.6 million (29.4 per cent) between 2016 and 2018.
Both foundations teamed up in 2007 to undertake 'Give A Gift: Feed A Child' feeding program, where they serve nutritious meals to undernourished children across the country.
Bautista also boasted of DSWD's efforts to feed undernourished children in a span of a year.
The programme is for people living in extreme poverty, orphans, widows, the homeless, differently-abled people, those who risk medical impoverishment, the jobless, farmers, laborers, sick and undernourished, students from low-income backgrounds, women, elderly citizens and other vulnerable groups.
He said the programme has been initiated specifically for the extreme poor, orphans, widows, homeless, the disabled, and those who risk medical impoverishment He said it also focused on the jobless, poor farmers, laborers, the sick and undernourished, besides students from low-income backgrounds and for poor women and elderly citizens.