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The Republic of Sudan opens its doors to a global approach to the topics combining the efforts of national governments with the expertise of the WHO on the ground. Sudan wishes that international public health must not only be tackled in its most immediate state but also be eliminated in the long run. Given that the African continent is an important focus of the WHO missions, especially concerning the MDGs as well as SDGs, all problems concerning malnutrition and medical emergencies must be solved in the spirit of regional context and preserving the nation’s autonomy in global politics.

I. Tackling the global issue of child malnutrition through social reform, food production and distribution of Lunch

Child malnutrition is a major problem to the Republic of Sudan. A third of children under the age of 5 years are underweight (CIA World Factbook, 2014). We appreciate that not only undernutrition but also overnutrition are issues already addressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (Art. 24, 27), in the Millennium Developmental Goals and that they continue to be at the top of the international agenda. Sudan acknowledges with gratification that implemented measures have been generally effective so far. However, it is most concerning that this issue lies at the heart of almost every society as undernutrition and overnutrition are both equally harmful to ...