Trends Show Where to Focus on Hidden Hunger

A recent study on trends in hidden hunger over a 16-year period helps illuminate where action is most urgently needed.

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Developed by Sight and Life with input from scientists, academics and decision-makers from a range of global institutions, the “Global Update and Trends of Hidden Hunger, 1995-2011: The Hidden Hunger Index” shows the combined prevalence in preschool children of multiple micronutrient deficiencies: iron, vitamin A and zinc. 

Hidden hunger map, Sight and Life

This Hidden Hunger Index identifies global micronutrient deficiency hot spots and provides a ranking of 138 affected countries over time.

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