Malnutrition


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'Malnutrition' - 162 News Result(s)

  • Here's what India needs to end malnutrition by 2030

    Here's what India needs to end malnutrition by 2030

    Can an economy be run without a regular stream of credible data? Well, that’s the situation which people working towards ending malnutrition in India find themselves in. Until the Rapid Survey on Children (RSOC) data from 2013-14, seven years had elapsed since the last nationally representative nutrition survey, the third National Family Health S...

  • After 19 Malnutrition Deaths, Odisha Minister Blames Bad Family Planning

    After 19 Malnutrition Deaths, Odisha Minister Blames Bad Family Planning

    As if the death of 19 tribal children in Odisha due to malnutrition was not bad enough, a minister in Naveen Patnaik’s government has now blamed the disaster on the large size of tribal families. “Each tribal family has 8-9 children. There’s no family planning and therefore the malnutrition deaths,” Minister of Women and Child Welfare Usha ...

  • After 19 Malnutrition Deaths, Odisha Minister Blames It On Bad Family Planning

    After 19 Malnutrition Deaths, Odisha Minister Blames It On Bad Family Planning

    As if the death of 19 tribal children in Odisha due to malnutrition was not bad enough, a minister in Naveen Patnaik's government has now blamed the disaster on the large size of tribal families.

  • Rights Panel Seeks Report On Malnutrition Death Of 19 Kids In Odisha

    Rights Panel Seeks Report On Malnutrition Death Of 19 Kids In Odisha

    The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Wednesday asked the state government to submit an action-taken report (ATR) within three weeks after at least 19 infants died allegedly due to malnutrition in three months at Nagada village in the mineral-rich Jajpur district. “Let a copy of the petition be sent to Chief Secretary, Odisha, Bhubaneswar ...

  • 49,000 Kids Dying Of Malnutrition Linked To Boko Haram: UN

    49,000 Kids Dying Of Malnutrition Linked To Boko Haram: UN

    The U.N. children's agency warns that some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment.

  • Odisha Sets Up Taskforce After Death Of 18 Babies In 3 Months

    Odisha Sets Up Taskforce After Death Of 18 Babies In 3 Months

    Odisha govenrment today set up a taskforce amid reports of death of at least 18 children in a span of three months allegedly due to malnutrition at a village in mineral-rich Jajpur's Sukinda valley.

  • Kerala To Extend 'Community Kitchens' To All Tribal Hamlets

    Kerala To Extend 'Community Kitchens' To All Tribal Hamlets

    The 'community kitchen' scheme, a nutritional meal programme envisaged to address the malnutrition issues of tribals in Kerala, will soon be extended to all tribal hamlets across the state, Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes AK Balan said in Thiruvananthapuram today.

  • An Italian Baby Raised On A Vegan Diet Is Hospitalized For Severe Malnutrition And Removed From Parents

    An Italian Baby Raised On A Vegan Diet Is Hospitalized For Severe Malnutrition And Removed From Parents

    When an Italian baby was taken to hospital in Milan earlier this month by his grandparents, doctors there were shocked by the baby's condition. At 14 months old, he weighed only slightly more than a 3-month-old, according to the Local Italy.

  • What India Needs To End Malnutrition By 2030

    What India Needs To End Malnutrition By 2030

    It may seem like a no-brainer to say that we need data to guide efforts to end malnutrition. Would you run an economy without a regular stream of credible data? You’d be flying blind if you did, and we know what happens if you try to do that. And yet this is precisely the situation that those trying to end malnutrition in India find themselves in...

  • Proper Growth In Children Can Make India Richer By $38 Billion

    Proper Growth In Children Can Make India Richer By $38 Billion

    If stunting and other delays in physical development of children were to be eradicated, the country that would stand to gain most would be India – a whopping $37.9 billion, says a new study by the scientists of Harvard university. The study said children born in developing countries this year will lose more than $177 billion in potential life-tim...

  • Hunger Early In Life Fuels Anger Later

    Hunger Early In Life Fuels Anger Later

    Previous research has shown that childhood hunger contributes to a variety of other negative outcomes, including poor academic performance.

  • Too Fat, Too Thin: Report Finds Malnutrition Fuels Disease Worldwide

    Too Fat, Too Thin: Report Finds Malnutrition Fuels Disease Worldwide

    A third of people worldwide are either undernourished or overweight, driving increasing rates of disease and piling pressure on health services.

  • Too Fat, Too Thin - Report Finds Malnutrition Fuels Disease Worldwide

    Too Fat, Too Thin - Report Finds Malnutrition Fuels Disease Worldwide

    A third of people worldwide are either undernourished or overweight, driving increasing rates of disease and piling pressure on health services, a global report showed today.

  • A Chemical in Your Personal-Care Products You Should Probably Avoid

    A Chemical in Your Personal-Care Products You Should Probably Avoid

    An antimicrobial agent found in many consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toys and even toothpaste can rapidly disrupt bacterial communities in the gut, new research shows.

  • Malnutrition Still Major Health Concern In North Korea: UN

    Malnutrition Still Major Health Concern In North Korea: UN

    Malnutrition remains a significant health issue in North Korea, with a drought last year slashing crop output and undermining the push for agricultural self-sufficiency, according to a new UN report.

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