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Are kids prepared for 100 healthy years?

World Health Organization statistics show that today’s children are likely to be the first to live 100 years, as global life expectancy continues to increase. During the Global Consumer Health Debate, The United Nations (UN), UNICEF, UNAIDS, World Obesity Federation and McKinsey discuss how children can live 100 healthy years.

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Syrian school children affected by war

The Syrian Conflict has taken hundreds of thousands of lives and has caused severe economic consequences through the worn-torn country of Syria. While thousands have fled the country in hopes for a better life elsewhere, many — including school children — remain and must deal with on going airstrikes and daily attacks from ISIS terrorists.

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Bullying is global issue that must be stopped

Bullying has always been around, but it has become a global epidemic that must be stopped. Many bullied kids have suffered serious emotional and psychological harm and are more at risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, depression, substance use, and violent behavior later in adolescence and adulthood.

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East Africa facing food shortage

22 million are in need of direct food assistance in East Africa

Drought, conflict and poor governance has left 3.5 million children suffering from severe malnutrition in East Africa, along with 22 million people who are severely food insecure. Children and families in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen are all being affected.

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