Malnutrition is that state of health when the person becomes very weak because of the unbalanced diet which he or she takes. Those people who suffer from malnutrition either take food which is unhealthy and lack basic nutrition in it or simply cannot afford to have proper food each day. All these people suffer from one or the other basic disability that arise because of this. This is one of the most painful things that are still happening to many people in many parts of the world. Every people should have food that has proper proteins and nutrients in it but there are some people in this world who are deprived of this because of some or the other reasons. Here is our list of the top ten most malnourished countries in the whole world.
Kenya is the country that is on the tenth spot in our list of the top ten most malnourished countries in the world. Kenya is situated near the equator in the East Africa. This country has more than 43 million people comprising its population. The capital city of this country is Nairobi. Having a total area of 580,367 kilometres square as its area, this is one of those countries where malnutrition has spread like anything. So far the government of Kenya has failed to control the malnutrition in the country. People are getting affected more day by day due to this.
Another country that we have in our list is the country based on the shores of the Indian Ocean named as the Mozambique. This nation is a country that is situated in the Southeast Africa. The capital of this country is Maputo. The country has the population of the 22,894,000 and many of them have been in the clutches of the malnutrition. The total area which this country has is reported as to be 801,590 kilometres square. Portuguese is the language that the people of this country speak. Despite the effort made by the government and other agencies there, it is still a huge task for the government there to control this worst case scenario to spread more.
Swaziland is another country where this malnutrition has spread to a great extent and is one of the most worrying things for each one of us. Day by day the living condition of the people there is getting worse and that is something which is bound to give headache. This country is based in the Southern Africa lying to the east of another malnutrition affected country called as Mozambique. Most of the people of this country are engaged I doing the agriculture and are not very educated. The capital city of this country is Lobamba. English is the official language that is spoken here in Swaziland. The total population of this country is 1,185,000 and has an area that covers 17,365 kilometres square.
The South American country which is at the number seventh spot in our list of the top ten most malnourished countries in the whole world is Chile. Santiago is the capital city of this country. The total population of this city is said to be 16,572,475 and out of which many people have in the shackles of the malnutrition. The total area that this country covers is 756,096.3 kilometres square. There needs to be taken some very serious steps else the condition of the people living in this country will get worse and things will not be in hand of the government too to control the situation.
Egypt is again one of those countries that have been worse affected by the malnutrition. This country is situated in the North Africa as well as the Southwest Asia region. The total are covered by this country is 1,010,000 square kilometres. Cairo is the capital city of this country. The total number of people who live in this country is approximately 90 million. It is such a large country and the people are so much affected today by this worse condition that urgently there is need to do things quickly so that he condition can improve and people can be saved.
5. Sierra Leone
The country which is at the number fifth spot in our list of the top ten countries that have been worse affected by the malnutrition is Sierra Leone. This country is located in the West Africa and like some of the other African countries malnutrition has been spreading like a fire here. The work of the international agencies as well as the efforts made by the government of the Sierra Leone are not enough to control this and more efforts are surly needed to control this. English is the language that is spoken here in Sierra Leone. The country has a population of 5,485,998 square kilometres.
Philippines is yet another country affected by the malnutrition. This country is situated in the Southeast Asia is among the few countries of this continent to get this ill curse. Day by day people in Philippines are getting affected even more. Manila is the capital of this country. The total numbers of people who live in this country are 92,337,852 and the area covered by this country is reported to be 300,000 square kilometres. This is one of the major problems of the government to control this malnutrition in this large country. Some more international agencies should come forward to help the government in controlling this malnutrition.
Ethiopia is another African country that we have in our list. There are many African country that have been worst affected by this malnutrition and more efforts is needed from every helping hand to get this over. Addis Ababa is the capital city of this country. Amharic is the official language that is spoken in Ethiopia. The total population of this country is 84,320,987 which are quite large and here this malnutrition is spreading more each passing day. The total area that falls in this country is 1,104,300 square kilometres.
Cambodia is one such country in which malnutrition has spread like anything and now there needs to do something at the large scale to control this. Cambodia is based in the Southeast Asia. Phnom Penh is the capital city of this country. The total population of this country is reported to be 14,952,665 and the area that falls under this country is 181,035 square kilometres. There is a very large portion of people in this country who have been affected by the malnutrition.
Undoubtedly the worst affected country by the malnutrition is Nigeria. This is yet another African country that we have in our list. Abuja is the capital city of this country. The total population of this country is 170,123,740 and the total area covered by this country is 923,768 square kilometres. Today this country is undergoing through one of the worst phase in its history and this is all because of the malnutrition which has spread to a large extent in this country. Special care and efforts are needed to carry out at a very large scale to control it.