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

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 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...
Uttar Pradesh To Provide Healthy, Packaged Food To Malnourished Children

Uttar Pradesh To Provide Healthy, Packaged Food To Malnourished Children

Lucknow: Packaged food will be provided to malnourished children in Uttar Pradesh soon, it was decided at a meeting between Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...
Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

By Sreedevi RS/ IndiaSpend.org Maruthi and her husband Vellangiri are still mourning for their infant son who lived only four-and-a-half-hours after birth in 2014. Maruthi,...
In Delhi’s Schools, Girl Students From Classes 9-12 To Get Mid-day Meals

In Delhi’s Schools, Girl Students From Classes 9-12 To Get Mid-day...

New Delhi: The Delhi government will provide the mid-day meal to students of classes 9 to 12 also in all its girls schools. Bananas and...
To Fight Malnutrition, Indian Researchers Develop Protein-Rich Rice

To Fight Malnutrition, Indian Researchers Develop Protein-Rich Rice

Raipur: A protein-enriched rice variety has been developed by the Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalay (IGKV) in Raipur and researchers hope it would serve as...
A Liquor Bottle – Tantrik’s Fee To ‘Treat’ Malnourished Children

A Liquor Bottle – Tantrik’s Fee To ‘Treat’ Malnourished Children

Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh: In Vadi village, nearly 400 km from Bhopal, 60-year-old Sakriya Mandloi performs a ritual to ward off evil spirits. He believes...
Uneducated Anganwadi Workers Rely on Guesswork To Track A Child’s Growth

Uneducated Anganwadi Workers Rely on Guesswork To Track A Child’s Growth

Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh: At the anganwadi centre in Badgaon village, 375 km from Bhopal, 45-year-old anganwadi worker Thumi Bai struggles to read and note...
Maharashtra Government Pulled Up For Malnourishment Deaths

Maharashtra Government Pulled Up For Malnourishment Deaths

New Delhi/Mumbai: After the National Human Rights Commission sent a notice to the Maharashtra government two weeks ago, the state faced strong criticism by...