Poverty’s harsh effect on health starts before a baby is born and pile up throughout their adult lives. With stressed-filled homes, shaky nutrition, toxic environment and health-care gaps of every kind, kids in very low-income families may never catch up when it comes to their health. Most poor an vulnerable people live in remote and rural where illiteracy, physical environments, malnutrition, inadequate access to potable water, and lack of personal hygiene and sanitation make them more vulnerable to disease.
Access to Food and Enhancing Nutrition
Every individual has the right to adequate food and nutrition, a foundation for healthy living. The increasing prevalence of under nutrition indicates the need to safeguard this right across the life cycle.