A young child plays in dirt in Vietnam. On current estimates, 6 percent of the global population — close to half a billion people — would still be living in extreme poverty by 2030, according to Helen Clark, a former New Zealand prime minister who headed the United Nations Development Program from 2009-2017.
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In health posts, a child’s weight, height and mid-upper arm circumference are taken and interpreted, which are used to make a diagnosis and properly advise mothers.
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