Young People In Peru Will Fight Anemia


An important number of young leaders in social issues belonging to 30 organizations showed their willingness to join the actions of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (Midis) in the fight against anemia.

“This was announced during the ‘Youth Dialogue Table of for Development and Social Inclusion’, an event in which they were able to express to Minister Liliana La Rosa their expectations of how to support the issue of anemia affecting 43% of children between 0 and 3 years of age nationwide”, explained El Peruano.

The representative of the Network of Young Political Reactors of Lima, Jaqueline Lozano, requested that the public entities should open spaces for dialogue between the authorities of the Executive Branch and this sector of the population.

In addition, the head of the Midis asked the young social leaders to create a space for dialogue and exchange of ideas and actions to identify proposals for the design, improvement
and monitoring of public policies on the fight against childhood anemia, social inclusion, and reduction of poverty.

“I want to ask you to help me lead, (…) we have a serious problem against anemia, you, young people with your actions we will be able to attend to the 600,000 anemic children we have in the country,” LaRosa said.

The “Youth Dialogue Table of for Development and Social Inclusion” allowed the gathering of the opinion of the authorities and young leaders of different organizations, said El Peruano.

(Cover Photo Moody)

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Ermelinda is a journalist from Caracas, Venezuela. She has a Master’s degree in Digital Journalism and has recently finished a technical degree in Veterinary Assistance because of her love for animals. She likes to do sports, but especially ballet, which she has practiced for more than 17 years. Her passion is to read, write, and blog about different topics, as well as travel whenever she can.