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India Had 97 Million Underweight Children In 2016: Lancet Study

London:  India has the highest number of moderately and severely underweight children and adolescents in the world, according to a study which also found...

Activists Oppose Maharashtra’s Ready-To-Use Food Packets Scheme For Malnourished Children

Mumbai: Maharashtra government's proposed plan to provide ready-to-use therapeutic food packets for malnourished children has not found approval from the health activists. According to the activists,...

In Mumbai’s Municipal Schools, 1 In Every 3 Children Malnourished

In Mumbai's Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools, malnutrition has increased from 8 per cent to 34 per cent in the last three years, shows...

How Parents Struggle To Get Their Underweight Children Treated In Palghar

Palghar, Maharashtra: Three-year old Gauri Sapta from Dohrepada in Maharashtra’s Jawhar has made at least 15 trips to the Jawhar Kutir hospital in the last...

28% Kids Found Underweight At Health Camps In Maharashtra’s Rural Palghar

Thane: Palghar district in Maharashtra is grappling with severe child malnutrition, a survey has shown. During the recent health camps, nearly 28 per cent children...