JUBA, (Xinhua) --
The World Food Program (WFP) and the World Vision
on Tuesday announced that they were teaming up to provide
nutritional support to pregnant women and children below five
years in South Sudan.
Princess Sarah Zeid
of Jordan, the WFP goodwill ambassador who is on a four-day
visit to South Sudan, said adequate nutrition for pregnant
mothers and their infants is key to boost their physical and
has the ability to boost a child’s physical health and cognitive
abilities. It is therefore critical to provide nutritional
support to young ones from their conception to other stages of
development,” Zeid told Journalists in Juba.
South Sudan’s World Vision Nutrition Project Manager, said they
have over 700 children admitted into the program with severe and