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PPR dwellers eat more eggs and rice under MCO, study shows 'poor nutrition'

Alyaa Alhadjri

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COVID-19 | Urban poor dwellers of Peoples Housing Project (PPR) schemes reported increased consumption of eggs and rice during the movement control order (MCO) period, a finding described by two United Nations agencies as an indication of poor nutrition made worse by the Covid-19 crisis.

The study, jointly commissioned by Unicef and the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), aimed to fill a particular gap in the evidence on the impact of Covid-19 on women and children in low-income Malaysian families...

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