Malnutrition


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  • Indian Anti-Hunger Activist To Be Honoured by Queen Elizabeth II

    Indian Anti-Hunger Activist To Be Honoured by Queen Elizabeth II

    Anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra, who has been committed to solving hunger and malnutrition in India, is all set to receive the prestigious Queen's Young Leaders Award with 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries.

  • Kerala's Plan To Become Hunger And Malnutrition Free

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government will collaborate with the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) to make the state ‘hunger and malnutrition-free’. Kerala has been selected by the UN agency to implement the hunger-free state initiative as part of its ambitious sustainable development programme, Chief Minister’s office here said. T...

  • India Has World's Highest Number Of Stunted Children, Child Workers, Shows Study

    India Has World's Highest Number Of Stunted Children, Child Workers, Shows Study

    By Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org India now has the highest number of children stunted due to malnutrition — 48.2 million, equivalent to the population of Colombia, as per the latest global report on childhood. Also, 31 million of its children are a part of its workforce, the highest number in the world. These two factors, along with early marri...

  • In 5 States, Tata Trusts Aim To Bring Down Malnutrition By 25%

    In 5 States, Tata Trusts Aim To Bring Down Malnutrition By 25%

    New Delhi: Tata Trusts are intensifying work on improving maternal and infant nutrition besides large scale food fortification, aiming to reduce incidence of malnutrition by 25 per cent in five states in the next five years. The trusts, which received grants of around Rs 50 crore from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the past two years, are cur...

  • 1 out of 10 Indian Children Aged 6-23 Months Gets Adequate Diet

    1 out of 10 Indian Children Aged 6-23 Months Gets Adequate Diet

    According to a survey, only one in 10 Indian children aged 6-23 months gets 'adequate diet' and 35.7 per cent of children below five years of age are underweight.

  • Take Up The Fight Against Fluorosis Before It's Too Late

    Take Up The Fight Against Fluorosis Before It's Too Late

    In 2004, the villagers of Chauhatta in Uttar Pradesh’s Fatehpur district started complaining of body pain. Unable to identify the cause for many months, one of the villagers decided to visit Mumbai to see a ‘big’ doctor. The doctor diagnosed that the water that he drank was the real culprit and had huge amounts of fluoride in it. He was advis...

  • Over 93 Lakh Children Have Severe Acute Malnutrition, Says Government

    Over 93 Lakh Children Have Severe Acute Malnutrition, Says Government

    New Delhi: Over 93 lakh children have severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the country, the government on Tuesday said, citing data from the latest health survey. Minister of State for Health Faggan Singh Kulaste told the Rajya Sabha that there are 966 Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres (NRCs) in 25 states and UTs in the country. “It is estimated t...

  • Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade: Survey

    Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade: Survey

    New Delhi: During Question Hour in the Lok Sabha last week, the Rural Development Minister Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s deputy Ram Kripal Yadav said the incidence of stunted growth among children below five years age has declined to 38.4 per cent in 2015-16. Malnutrition among children is mainly due to malnutrition among their mothers, ...

  • Haryana Government Chalks Out Strategy To Tackle Malnutrition

    Haryana Government Chalks Out Strategy To Tackle Malnutrition

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government has adopted a multi-pronged strategy under the State Nutrition Policy to tackle child malnutrition. The strategy includes establishment of State Nutrition Council and State Nutrition Mission, organised focused interventions at village and block level, and coordination of the efforts of different departments to cre...

  • Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

    Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

    By Shalini Rudra/ IndiaSpend It ranks number six in per capita income, but relatively prosperous Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant mortality rate (IMR), ranking 18th among 29 states, an indication of its indifferent health. Although the maternal mortality ratio has improved, child-health indicators, collectively, a majo...

  • As Parents Migrate For Work, Children Die In This Maharashtra Village

    As Parents Migrate For Work, Children Die In This Maharashtra Village

    By Roli Srivastava Khoch, Maharashtra: As Soni Wadwi breastfed her one-year-old son, Sonu, outside her hut in Khoch village in Maharashtra, she recounted how he almost died from severe malnutrition four months ago. The family left the village in the Palghar district of Maharashtra state last year for work for several months as many do. When they re...

  • Ration Card, Cot, Cash, Land - All After He Died Of Hunger

    Ration Card, Cot, Cash, Land - All After He Died Of Hunger

    Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh: “My husband died of hunger. We are left with nothing, not even a grain of rice,” says Usha, wife of Dharmendra who was a seasonal folk theatre artist from Dharauta village in Allahabad district. 26-year-old Dharmendra died on October 23. His neighbours claim that he had not eaten a proper meal in months. Sushila Devi,...

  • Emaciated 18-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Now Smiles But Recovery Patchy

    Emaciated 18-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Now Smiles But Recovery Patchy

    Images of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili's emaciated body shocked the world and turned a spotlight on the worsening humanitarian crisis across war-torn Yemen.

  • Asia-Pacific Loses Steam In Efforts To End Hunger: Study

    Asia-Pacific Loses Steam In Efforts To End Hunger: Study

    Even as malnutrition killed millions of children worldwide last year - with many deaths in Asia-Pacific, the region's progress towards defeating hunger has slowed down, a new study has found.

  • Rise in Malnutrition Must be Reversed Before it Creates Health "Catastrophe": Experts

    Rise in Malnutrition Must be Reversed Before it Creates Health "Catastrophe": Experts

    Malnutrition - which includes hunger and obesity - is on the rise and may affect half the world's population by 2035 unless governments take urgent action to reverse its spread, U.N. agencies and experts said on Thursday.

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