India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
It is wrong to label support given to farmers in emerging economies like India as subsidy and World Trade Organisation should come up with measures in aid of ending hunger and malnutrition, renowned agricultural scientist Prof MS Swaminathan said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has refuted UNICEF data which says that over 33 per cent children in the state were underweight. She said the data is based on the figures of 2004-2005 and the situation has "strikingly improved" since then.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Friday July 17, 2015
The blight of India's dwindling number of girls has worsened in urban India, according to a report by Save the Children, a global NGO with decades of experience.
PTI | Monday July 13, 2015
Increase in malnutrition among children in Andhra Pradesh due to the global recession, says study.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 8, 2015
A severe drought in North Korea is putting the lives of children at risk and many are in serious danger of disease and malnutrition, the UN children's agency said on today.
India News | Reuters | Thursday June 18, 2015
When Palak was found barely breathing buried under a mound of soil in an impoverished village in Bihar, doctors who treated the abandoned new-born girl knew that nursing her back to health would not be easy.
PTI | Monday May 25, 2015
Scientists have developed zinc-enriched rice that's expected to play a crucial role in fighting malnutrition in tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh where nearly seven lakh children are still malnourished.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 11, 2015
A baby giraffe which was denied her mother's milk has died of malnutrition in Taipei zoo despite a two-month-long battle to save her.
Reuters | Saturday May 9, 2015
The two-day meeting in Istanbul has focused on problems of food security and nutrition, including the impact of climate change.
Jerome Bossuet, guardian.co.uk | Wednesday April 8, 2015
A Malian project to teach mothers about nutrition and encourage them to cook with wholegrain cereal is improving child health and freeing up womens time.
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 agriculture...
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 congregate...
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. Another...
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 that...
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, advancing...
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.