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Childhood Wasting In India On Rise: Here’s What Should Be Done

Childhood Wasting In India On Rise: Here’s What Should Be Done

Wasting, defined as low weight-for-height, results from acute malnutrition and frequent infections such as measles, diarrhoea, pneumonia, meningitis, malaria and other forms of fevers....
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...
Fortified Peanut Butter Can Treat Acute Malnutrition: Study

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...
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...
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,...