India | Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday August 3, 2014
In Bengal, malnourishment and poverty related diseases have killed at least 100 people since January in the tea gardens in the Dooars, according to NGOs working in the area.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
With the death of one more infant this morning, a total of 12 infants have died at Jangipur Sub-Divisional Hospital in Murshidabad district in the last two days, health officials said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 26, 2014
Top UN aid chiefs have begged donors to increase efforts to stave off looming famine in South Sudan, where a third of the population are in crisis after months of war.
India | Edited by Aashna Harjani (With inputs from Agencies) | Sunday July 13, 2014
A day after seven infant deaths were reported from the Malda Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal, three more children have died today, bringing the death tally to 10 in the last 48 hours.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
Seven infants have died in the past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital, which has witnessed frequent crib deaths in the recent past.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Behind the scenic beauty of Attapady, a tribal village in Kerala's Palakkad district, hides a terrible reality: rampant malnourishment among its children.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 22, 2014
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Saturday called for people's participation in the mission to make the state malnutrition-free.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
More than three million children under the age of five die annually of malnutrition, the UN food agency and World Health Organisation said on Thursday, urging governments to tackle the problem.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 28, 2014
A surge in humpback whale strandings in Western Australia is believed to be linked to the poor nutrition of the animals, veterinary researchers said Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
Deaths due to malnutrition has become a grim reality even in the national capital as the data from the Delhi government reports 135 children dead between 2009-2012.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday May 1, 2014
Aid operations need urgent funding in north Africa's Sahel region where five million children face the prospect of acute malnutrition, UN humanitarian agency OCHA said on Wednesday.
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 | Thursday May 22, 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.
Sonal Gera | 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.