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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, lack of food security is a pervasive and persistent problem, especially in Africa, where roughly 65 percent of nations are the most at risk of food insecurity.

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the No. 1 cause of death globally, and three-quarters of all cardiovascular-related deaths occur within low-and-middle-income countries.

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a major cause of childhood disability globally.  While there is no cure for CP, treatment can greatly improve the lives of those who are impacted.  In Vietnam, it is estimated that 500,000 people live with CP.