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Children In Varanasi Villages Suffer From Malnutrition, Alleges PIL

Children In Varanasi Villages Suffer From Malnutrition, Alleges PIL

Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court has sought a counter affidavit on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) highlighting malnutrition among the children of several villages...
Kerala’s Plan To Become Hunger And Malnutrition Free

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...
India Has World’s Highest Number Of Stunted Children, Child Workers

India Has World’s Highest Number Of Stunted Children, Child Workers

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

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

New Delhi: Tata Trusts are intensifying work on improving maternal and infant nutrition besides large scale food fortification, aiming to reduce incidence of malnutrition...
Diet Of 90% Children Could Be Nutrient-deficient, Shows Study

Diet Of 90% Children Could Be Nutrient-deficient, Shows Study

Bengaluru: The diet of around 90 per cent children could be deficient in essential nutrients, warns a new study. Around nine out of every 10...
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,...
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...
Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade: Survey

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

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...
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...
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...