World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
Pakistani officials say authorities are investigating whether malnutrition is responsible for the deaths of nearly two dozen children in the country's drought-hit desert south.
IANS, Kolkata | Monday February 17, 2014
Indian scientists have designed ready-to-eat therapeutic food (TF-RTE) products and handed over associated scientific findings and technology to an industry partner, a step that could benefit the millions of children afflicted with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) - the most dangerous level of malnut...
India | Associated Press | Friday February 7, 2014
This cluster of poor villages, long known for its colorful silk saris, now is known for something else: tuberculosis.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 1, 2014
Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor was present for a lunch affair with Valerie Trierweiler, the former First Lady of France. The two discussed issues related to young children and nursing mothers suffering from pneumonia, dysentery and malnutrition in ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
With over 600 million people in India or 53 per cent of Indian households defecating in the open, absence of toilet or latrine is one of the important contributors to malnutrition, a World Bank report has said.
World | Reuters | Monday November 4, 2013
The Syrian government promised on Monday to ensure delivery of vaccinations and humanitarian aid across the country, after an outbreak of polio in the northeast and warnings of malnutrition in areas under military siege.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Saturday October 5, 2013
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has lambasted the working of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in Gujarat, which is aimed at fighting malnutrition among children, saying that every third child in the state is underweight. While...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday October 4, 2013
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has lambasted the working of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in Gujarat, which is aimed at fighting malnutrition among children, saying that every third child in the state is underweight.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 19, 2013
As many as 15 children have died to encephalitis in the past three days in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, taking the toll in the region this year to 271, health officials said.
India | Reported by Anurag Dwary, Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday August 10, 2013
The Prime Minister may have called malnutrition a national shame but little has changed on the ground in tackling the problem. The battle against malnutrition is one in which the state seems to be on the losing, especially in tribal areas of Thane di...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday July 24, 2013
A day after Kerala Culture Minister K C Joseph blamed alcoholism among pregnant women for infant deaths in the Attappadi adivasi belt, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy defended him by saying the remarks were part of an expert group's report authored by a...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
Even as death of a large number of tribal children due to "malnutrition" in Kerala continues to be hotly debated, Culture Minister K C Joseph on Monday courted controversy stating that consumption of arrack by expectant tribal mothers was a major cau...
India | Tejas Mehta | Wednesday July 10, 2013
Two days after NDTV highlighted the case of 15-year-old Santosh Singh, the Uttarakhand administration has admitted the teenager at a Joshimath hospital.
India | Tejas Mehta | Monday July 8, 2013
His collar bone and ribs protrude out rudely. Muscles seem to have left his arms long ago. The gentle layer of fat has vanished off his face, the cheekbones and chin starkly jutting out. As his mother helps him wear a shirt, each vertebrate is clearl...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday July 3, 2013
The Cabinet will today discuss and clear an ordinance that makes the Congress-led UPA government's ambitious Food Security Bill a law. But many feel that its implementation is not going to be easy.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 20, 2013
In the intensive-care ward of Lahore's Mayo hospital, pale, spotty children cry in the intense heat of the Pakistani summer - victims of a devastating measles outbreak.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Thirty infants have died in Attapadi, a tribal village in Kerala, in last five months due to malnutrition. Last year, there were 16 similar deaths.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 6, 2013
Commuters get a chance to view art, children enjoy showcasing their drawings, and the issue of malnutrition is thrown into sharp relief as the "Art for Nutrition" exhibition gets underway in Kolkata's metro stations.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Thursday May 30, 2013
For most eight year olds in school simple math problems like five minus two is child's play, but that's not the case for those who are severely malnourished. This is the finding of a pathbreaking new study on malnutrition which reveals how a poor die...