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  1. A Profile of Malnutrition in Uganda: Demographics and ConsequencesDr. Elizabeth Madraa (MD, MPH)Ministry of Health, Uganda

  2. The National Development Plan 2010-2015 • Reduce poverty from 38% to 30% • Main driving strategies include: • Increased agricultural productivity and value added • Improved health and survival • Human capacity development

  3. Requirements for the achieving NDP2010-2015 goals • Children must be well cared for • Population must attain their full potential: • Productivity • Health • Educatability

  4. Malnutrition Among Children <5yrs Uganda 1995, 2001 and 2006 (WHO standards) UDHS, 2006

  5. Vulnerability to Malnutrition is Higher in Some Regions UDHS, 2006

  6. Micronutrient Deficiencies in Uganda, 2001 and 2006 UDHS, 2001 & 2006

  7. Consequences of Malnutrition and the National Development Plan 2010-2015 Malnutrition in Uganda has effect on: • Agricultural productivity • Disease and survival • Human capacity development

  8. Consequences on Agricultural Productivity and Value Addition

  9. Iron Deficiency Anaemiaand Agriculture in Economic Development • Uganda lost US$ 38 million worth of productivity in 2009 • 0.6% of the GDP

  10. Childhood stunting and Agriculture in Economic Development • Uganda lost US$ 230 Million worth of productivity in 2009 • 2.5% of the GDP

  11. Consequences on Disease and Survival

  12. Burden of low-birth weight (LBW) on UGANDA in 2009 • In 2009 over 170,000 born underweight. • Cost the government and families about US$ 5.8 million for specialized health care • 16,000 children died due to low birth weight Profiles UGANDA

  13. Burden of Vitamin A deficiency on UGANDA in 2009 Risk of death from Vitamin A deficiency is 1.4 Profiles UGANDA

  14. R.I.P R.I.P R.I.P Malnutrition and Child Mortality in Uganda (2009 alone!!!) 51,300 child deaths due to PEM alone! 16,200 child deaths due to LBW 15,800 child deaths due to VAD

  15. Maternal Deaths in UGANDA (2006-2016) 15,000 Maternal Deaths due to Anaemia! Jorge Moreiro Profiles UGANDA

  16. Consequences on Education and Intelligence

  17. Iodine Deficiency and education (2009) 2,100 children will be born as cretins Another 59,000 will be born with severe mental retardation UNICEF/95-0065 Shadid Permanent! US$8.6m worth of productivity lost

  18. Growth retardation (stunting) and education (2009) Start school later Absenteeism high Stunted children tend to start school later, repeat classes, and less productive in adulthood School grade performance poor Class repetition high 7y 7y 4y olds

  19. Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Education • Ability to learn, • Concentration in school, • Retention rates, • School performance, • Speech and hearing ability. UNICEF/Pirozzi

  20. We can change the situation!!

  21. $ $ There’re Benefits to the POOR and to the Nation • Savings from treating ailments attributable to malnutrition • Economic worth of physical & mental productivity gained

  22. Ability to compete as children and adults UNICEF/Pirozzi

  23. R.I.P Lowered IMR and MMR among the POOR Deaths Prevented

  24. A Price Too High to Neglect!!