India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjee, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Friday March 20, 2015
Sixteen infants have died over six days in Kolkata's BC Roy Hospital, senior health officials in the city confirmed. The cause of the deaths is yet to be ascertained.
IANS | Friday March 13, 2015
Climate change is implicated in disasters like floods, landslides which reduce soil nutrients, quality. This affects the levels of nutrients in food crops and consumers do not get the required nutrients.
Klaus Kraemer, guardian.co.uk | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Micronutrient supplements have proven to improve maternal and child health in the country. Its time for the WHO to update its guidelines.
Reuters | Friday February 27, 2015
The addition of highly nutritious foods and supplements to the diets of poor mothers could help reduce child mortality and malnutrition inAfrica and South Asia.
Kriti Malik, NDTV | Thursday January 29, 2015
It can be hard to believe that there is a 'hunger crisis' in this country when there is so much food. The problem is that a large part of it goes to waste.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
Health benefits of calorie restriction identified Washington, Dec 26 (PTI) Researchers have identified
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 8, 2014
More than three million people in war-torn Somalia- 20 per cent more than last year- need urgent help because of malnutrition, war and other crises, the United Nations said today.
Anna Leach, guardian.co.uk | Wednesday December 3, 2014
In the face of climate change, conflicts and disease, our panel suggest how to ensure access to nutritious food for allDominic Schofield, Canada director, Gain, New York, USA, @dschofieldGAIN Connect farming to better food: It's important that agricu...
Leith Greenslade in New York, guardian.co.uk | Wednesday November 26, 2014
If employers of women in developing countries support good diets and breastfeeding, they can stop the cycle of malnutritionWhat if nutrition efforts focused on the places where large populations of teenage girls and young women are most likely to con...
AFP | Friday November 21, 2014
The United Nations urged political leaders from around the world on Wednesday to up their game in the fight to wipe out malnutrition, a global scourge which afflicts poor and rich alike. "Part of our out-of-balance world still starves to death. Anoth...
AP | Saturday November 15, 2014
A convergence of droughts, harvest failures, locust invasions and political conflicts in Mali have left 4.75 million people without enough to eat, U.N. officials said Friday. UNICEF Emergency Director Afshan Khan said the children's agency estimates ...
Luz Maria De-Regil in Ottawa and Lawrence Haddad, guardian.co.uk | Thursday November 6, 2014
Vitamin A, iodine, iron, zinc and folate deficiencies affect billions of children. How can the quality of food be improved?Vitamins and minerals needed by the body in very small amounts - also known as micronutrients - are vital to human health, adva...
Sunday November 2, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar has committed a part of his proceeds from the sale of the autobiography 'Playing it My Way' to Mumbai-based NGO Apnalaya in their fight against malnutrition in children and provision of clean drinking water.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 30, 2014
At least three million people in Somalia need humanitarian aid and the country is threatened with famine, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.
NDTV Cooks | Wednesday October 29, 2014
According to UNICEF India, "Malnutrition is more common in India than in Sub-Saharan Africa. One in every three malnourished children in the world lives in India."Although India seems to have made a satisfactory leap on the Global Hunger Index, yet t...
India News | Reuters | Thursday October 23, 2014
India has sent a mission to Mars, but maintains the "dubious distinction of being the world capital of malnutrition", a senior Indian official said on Wednesday, adding that economic growth alone will not be enough to end hunger.
Glen Tarman, guardian.co.uk | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Nutrition was neglected in the millennium development goals, so we need tougher targets to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030Nutrition did not feature strongly enough in the millennium development goals (MDGs). Persistently high levels of hunger and...
Andreas Georgiadis, guardian.co.uk | Saturday October 18, 2014
Children affected by the 2008 food crisis in Peru show stunting can be reversed. Is it time to focus beyond the first 1,000 days?In 2008 there was a terrible food crisis in Peru. The price of rice doubled in three months and millions of families were...
Carla Kweifio-Okai, guardian.co.uk | Friday October 17, 2014
How much do you know about global hunger? We take a look at some of the biggest food production and nutrition myths1. There is a global food shortage Chronic hunger has a range of causes, but global food scarcity is not one of them. According to the ...
NDTV Cooks | Friday October 17, 2014
According to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization, one-third of the food produced annually for human consumption around the world is lost or wasted.In India, it's sad to see that millions go to bed hungry and that the primary reason ...
Sparshita Saxena, NDTV | Thursday October 16, 2014
"There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread."― Mahatma GandhiThe current scenario of world hunger is heart wrenching. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,...
IANS | Tuesday October 14, 2014
According to a recent report, India has improved its stand regarding child nutrition and hunger. The Global Hunger Index (GHI) for 2014 shows that India now ranks 55th out of 76 Asian countries as far as hunger is concerned. It is ahead of Banglades...
Thursday October 9, 2014
Actor Aamir Khan's role as the Unicef Ambassador for South Asia includes saving children from malnutrition
India News | Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday September 23, 2014
The deaths of two Sahariya tribal children in Jhalawar last month have become a full-blown political controversy in Rajasthan, with allegations of malnutrition and neglect flying thick and fast.