An explanation of why poverty and poor education often lead to malnutrition in the developing world. The educational work of Save the Children in Bangladesh is outlined.

First broadcast:
4 March 2004

Discuss the reasons why poverty and lack of education often lead to malnutrition in the developing world. Consider how better education could help alleviate some of the problems. Look at case studies where a focus on education has resulted in health improvements and compare this to health education campaigns in the developed world.