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Malnutrition of children below 5 years of age is the most disheartening face of poverty. Prevalence of childhood malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for their age does not meet the International reference population standards. Chili tops this list with 28.8% whereas the World average stands at 22.4% as reported in 2008.

Source: World Bank

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 5 Most Malnourished Countries
Cambodia Phnom Penh

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Philippines is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 5 Most Malnourished Countries
Philippines Manila

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Egypt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 5 Most Malnourished Countries
Egypt Cairo

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Chile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 5 Most Malnourished Countries
Chile Santiago

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Swaziland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 5 Most Malnourished Countries
Swaziland Mbabane, Lobamba