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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:...

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

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

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...

As Parents Migrate For Work, Children Die In This Maharashtra Village

By Roli Srivastava Khoch, Maharashtra: As Soni Wadwi breastfed her one-year-old son, Sonu, outside her hut in Khoch village in Maharashtra, she recounted how he...

Ration Card, Cot, Cash, Land – All After He Died Of...

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh: "My husband died of hunger. We are left with nothing, not even a grain of rice," says Usha, wife of Dharmendra who...

Nearly 800 Million People Go To Bed Hungry Each Night: UN...

Rome: Malnutrition - which includes hunger and obesity - is on the rise and may affect half the world's population by 2035 unless governments...

Uttar Pradesh Steps Up To Break The Cycle Of Malnutrition

Lucknow: The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) signed an MoU with the National Health Mission, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday, to improve nutrition for the vulnerable populations,...

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...

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...