Childhood Nutrient Deficiency Facts

  • Millions of children around the world suffer from a lack of micro-nutrients that lead to severe disease and death
  • 45% of all childhood deaths are attributable to undernutrition
  • An estimated 190 million children under five suffer from Vitamin A
  • 157,000 childhood deaths under the age of 5 every year from Vitamin A deficiency
  • 350,000 impaired annually from blindness caused from Vitamin A deficiency, as well as millions of other children suffering from nutrient deficient caused diseases