Malnutrition


'Malnutrition' - 228 News Result(s)

  • PM Reviews Efforts and Progress Made To Prevent Malnutrition In The Country

    PM Reviews Efforts and Progress Made To Prevent Malnutrition In The Country

    The meeting attended by officials from the Prime Minister's Office, NITI Aayog and other ministries, discussed the current status of Malnutrition in the country and related problems.

  • High Malnutrition Rate and Hunger in India, Shows New Report

    High Malnutrition Rate and Hunger in India, Shows New Report

    A new report released by the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) gives us some disappointing news on India's rate of malnutrition.

  • North Korean Defector's Diet And Parasites Hint At Hard Life In The Country

    North Korean Defector's Diet And Parasites Hint At Hard Life In The Country

    Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.

  • Malnutrition Responsible For 15% Of India's Total Disease Burden In 2016: Report

    Malnutrition Responsible For 15% Of India's Total Disease Burden In 2016: Report

    Disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition in India was 12 times higher per person than in China in 2016 even as the life expectancy at birth in the country improved by over a decade, said a report on Tuesday.

  • Global Nutrition Report 2017: India Carries a Serious Burden of Anemia, Obesity and Malnutrition  

    Global Nutrition Report 2017: India Carries a Serious Burden of Anemia, Obesity and Malnutrition  

    The Global Nutrition Report 2017 was presented at Milan in Italy recently and it emphasizes on the urgent need to integrate our actions on global nutrition if India hopes to meet its Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030.

  • India Under Serious Burden Of Undernutrition: Report

    India Under Serious Burden Of Undernutrition: Report

    India is facing a serious burden of undernutrition, according to a global report released today which shows that more than half the women of reproductive age in the country suffer from anaemia.

  • Consume a Diet Like Your Ancestors, It May Help Boost Health: Study

    Consume a Diet Like Your Ancestors, It May Help Boost Health: Study

    Believe it or not, your ancestors had a much healthier lifestyle than you and a study published suggests you consume a diet like them, highly diverse and rich in nutrients as it may help boost your health.

  • 'Start Of Tragedy': Babies Wasting Away In This Syrian Pocket

    'Start Of Tragedy': Babies Wasting Away In This Syrian Pocket

    In the final days of Sahar Devdeh's life, her parents feared their hugs might break her. She barely moved. She was too weak to cry. At times, her doctor thought, she looked more like a skeleton than a month-old baby.

  • Should You Try The Fruitarian Diet?

    Should You Try The Fruitarian Diet?

    A lot of people are experimenting with the fruitarian diet (where a person eats nothing but fruits, nuts and seeds), but health experts and nutritionists do not recommend it.

  • 97 Million Underweight Children Lived in India in 2016: Lancet Study

    97 Million Underweight Children Lived in India in 2016: Lancet Study

    According to the latest study, published in the renowned journal Lancet, about 97 million underweight children lived in India in 2016.

  • India Can Offer Developmental Solutions To The World

    India Can Offer Developmental Solutions To The World

    Humankind has come a long way in the quest for knowledge, science and technology. The global economy has never before witnessed such unprecedented levels of economic growth and technological advancements. The last century, in particular, has transformed the social and economic lives of millions across the globe. Yet, the human society is far from t...

  • Fortified Peanut Butter May Cure Acute Malnutrition: Study

    Fortified Peanut Butter May Cure Acute Malnutrition: Study

    According to the study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, replacing corn-soy porridge with a lipid-based nutrient supplement - fortified peanut butter - can improve treatment of acute malnutrition.

  • Fortified Peanut Butter Can Treat Acute Malnutrition: Study

    New Delhi: Replacing corn-soy porridge with a lipid-based nutrient supplement — fortified peanut butter – can improve treatment of acute malnutrition, suggests new research. During a trial in Burkina Faso in West Africa, more than 1,600 small children with moderate acute malnutrition were given either lipid-based nutrient supplement (LNS) or c...

  • Malnutrition In India: A Silent Emergency

    Malnutrition In India: A Silent Emergency

    While the sustainable development goals (SDGs) aim to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, making sure all people- especially children- have access to sufficient and nutritious food all year round, malnutrition continues to exist in a country like India despite economic growth and development. This only underscores the complexity of th...

  • NITI Aayog Releases National Nutrition Strategy

    NITI Aayog Releases National Nutrition Strategy

    Experts pointed at the need for states to create customized state and district level action plans.

'Malnutrition' - 149 Video Result(s)

'Malnutrition' - 228 News Result(s)

  • PM Reviews Efforts and Progress Made To Prevent Malnutrition In The Country

    PM Reviews Efforts and Progress Made To Prevent Malnutrition In The Country

    The meeting attended by officials from the Prime Minister's Office, NITI Aayog and other ministries, discussed the current status of Malnutrition in the country and related problems.

  • High Malnutrition Rate and Hunger in India, Shows New Report

    High Malnutrition Rate and Hunger in India, Shows New Report

    A new report released by the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) gives us some disappointing news on India's rate of malnutrition.

  • North Korean Defector's Diet And Parasites Hint At Hard Life In The Country

    North Korean Defector's Diet And Parasites Hint At Hard Life In The Country

    Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.

  • Malnutrition Responsible For 15% Of India's Total Disease Burden In 2016: Report

    Malnutrition Responsible For 15% Of India's Total Disease Burden In 2016: Report

    Disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition in India was 12 times higher per person than in China in 2016 even as the life expectancy at birth in the country improved by over a decade, said a report on Tuesday.

  • Global Nutrition Report 2017: India Carries a Serious Burden of Anemia, Obesity and Malnutrition  

    Global Nutrition Report 2017: India Carries a Serious Burden of Anemia, Obesity and Malnutrition  

    The Global Nutrition Report 2017 was presented at Milan in Italy recently and it emphasizes on the urgent need to integrate our actions on global nutrition if India hopes to meet its Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030.

  • India Under Serious Burden Of Undernutrition: Report

    India Under Serious Burden Of Undernutrition: Report

    India is facing a serious burden of undernutrition, according to a global report released today which shows that more than half the women of reproductive age in the country suffer from anaemia.

  • Consume a Diet Like Your Ancestors, It May Help Boost Health: Study

    Consume a Diet Like Your Ancestors, It May Help Boost Health: Study

    Believe it or not, your ancestors had a much healthier lifestyle than you and a study published suggests you consume a diet like them, highly diverse and rich in nutrients as it may help boost your health.

  • 'Start Of Tragedy': Babies Wasting Away In This Syrian Pocket

    'Start Of Tragedy': Babies Wasting Away In This Syrian Pocket

    In the final days of Sahar Devdeh's life, her parents feared their hugs might break her. She barely moved. She was too weak to cry. At times, her doctor thought, she looked more like a skeleton than a month-old baby.

  • Should You Try The Fruitarian Diet?

    Should You Try The Fruitarian Diet?

    A lot of people are experimenting with the fruitarian diet (where a person eats nothing but fruits, nuts and seeds), but health experts and nutritionists do not recommend it.

  • 97 Million Underweight Children Lived in India in 2016: Lancet Study

    97 Million Underweight Children Lived in India in 2016: Lancet Study

    According to the latest study, published in the renowned journal Lancet, about 97 million underweight children lived in India in 2016.

  • India Can Offer Developmental Solutions To The World

    India Can Offer Developmental Solutions To The World

    Humankind has come a long way in the quest for knowledge, science and technology. The global economy has never before witnessed such unprecedented levels of economic growth and technological advancements. The last century, in particular, has transformed the social and economic lives of millions across the globe. Yet, the human society is far from t...

  • Fortified Peanut Butter May Cure Acute Malnutrition: Study

    Fortified Peanut Butter May Cure Acute Malnutrition: Study

    According to the study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, replacing corn-soy porridge with a lipid-based nutrient supplement - fortified peanut butter - can improve treatment of acute malnutrition.

  • Fortified Peanut Butter Can Treat Acute Malnutrition: Study

    New Delhi: Replacing corn-soy porridge with a lipid-based nutrient supplement — fortified peanut butter – can improve treatment of acute malnutrition, suggests new research. During a trial in Burkina Faso in West Africa, more than 1,600 small children with moderate acute malnutrition were given either lipid-based nutrient supplement (LNS) or c...

  • Malnutrition In India: A Silent Emergency

    Malnutrition In India: A Silent Emergency

    While the sustainable development goals (SDGs) aim to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, making sure all people- especially children- have access to sufficient and nutritious food all year round, malnutrition continues to exist in a country like India despite economic growth and development. This only underscores the complexity of th...

  • NITI Aayog Releases National Nutrition Strategy

    NITI Aayog Releases National Nutrition Strategy

    Experts pointed at the need for states to create customized state and district level action plans.

  • Rajasthan's Tribals Have Found The Answer To End Malnutrition

    Rajasthan's Tribals Have Found The Answer To End Malnutrition

    Dungarpur (Rajasthan): In order to address malnutrition problem, 1,000-odd tribal farmers have started growing protein-rich black gram (urad) and even set up a farmers producers company (FPO) to sell the surplus produce. Mandaviya Agri-based Producers Company, the third FPO in the malnutrition-hit district, was set up with the support of a Chennai...

  • Human Rights Body Sends Notice To Jharkhand On Deaths Of 52 Infants In 30 Days

    Human Rights Body Sends Notice To Jharkhand On Deaths Of 52 Infants In 30 Days

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Jharkhand government on the reported deaths of 52 infants in 30 days at Jamshedpur's Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, an official statement said on Monday.

  • Children Who Skip Breakfast May Be at Risk of Malnutrition

    Children Who Skip Breakfast May Be at Risk of Malnutrition

    The researchers found that children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development.

  • Remembering 'Quit India', PM Modi Calls For Special Initiative To End Poverty, Illiteracy, Corruption

    Remembering 'Quit India', PM Modi Calls For Special Initiative To End Poverty, Illiteracy, Corruption

    Terming poverty, lack of education and malnutrition as the greatest challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for special initiatives to end all such ills in the next five years with the pledge of 'Karenge Aur Kar Ke Rahenge' (Will do and ensure it is do).

  • The New Kind of Protein, Created from Air and Electricity

    The New Kind of Protein, Created from Air and Electricity

    Scientists in Finland claim that they have been able to successfully create food from thin air, using components such as electricity, CO2 and a few added microbes.

  • Why Mumbai Is Losing The Battle Against Child Malnutrition

    By Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org Mumbai’s Colaba is well known for its art deco buildings, the Gateway of India, swish pubs and restaurants, and the pleasant promenade of Marine Drive. It houses the state assembly, the Vidhan Bhavan, and the state secretariat, Mantralaya. However, this high-profile ward recorded the third-highest incidence of m...

  • Children In Varanasi Villages Suffer From Malnutrition, Alleges PIL. High Court Seeks Reply

    Children In Varanasi Villages Suffer From Malnutrition, Alleges PIL. High Court Seeks Reply

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court has sought a counter affidavit on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) highlighting malnutrition among the children of several villages in Varanasi district. A division bench of Justice Arun Tandon and Justice Ashok Kumar, in its order dated June 20, directed the Varanasi district magistrate to file his reply on a ...

  • 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, ...

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