• Tag results for malnutrition

Once stunted, always stunted? Study in Telangana tracks malnourished children

The study surveyed 1,050 children in Telangana born in 2000 and tracked their journey till the age of 15.

published on : 19th September 2018

Can marriage protect against malnutrition in old age?

The findings showed that people who are unmarried, separated or divorced are most often affected, whilst men and women who are either married or widowed tend to take better care of themselves. 

published on : 10th September 2018

Special nutrition plans for tribal women, children in Andhra Pradesh

Asha workers and anganwadi workers will be given training for creating awareness among the tribal women and children on nutrition, health and malnutrition, by the State Resource Group members.

published on : 31st July 2018

'Clear evidence of need' in North  Korea: UN aid chief 

Mark Lowcock's visit to the impoverished, isolated country this week is the first such trip by a UN under secretary for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator since 2011.

published on : 11th July 2018

17,000 children in age group of 0 to 5 years found malnourished in Aurangabad: Report

The high number of malnourished children has raised questions on the quality of the mid-day meal being provided to the children from the Anganwadis.

published on : 21st May 2018

A novel way to tackle malnutrition

The MoU aims at addressing the three interlinked challenges of sustainable aquaculture, sustainable small scale fisheries, and enhancing the contribution of fish to nutrition. 

published on : 15th May 2018

West Africa's Sahel threatened with malnutrition, insecurity 

Poor rainfall in parts of Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania and Senegal has ruined livestock and harvests, leading to an early start of the hunger season.

published on : 3rd May 2018

Children in Yemen face acute humanitarian needs: Unicef

Three years of war coupled with decades of chronic underdevelopment in Yemen has resulted in 11 million children plagued by malnutrition and disease.

published on : 26th March 2018

Malnutrition is major cause of deaths, disabilities in Telangana: Report

As per the report, other risk factors contributing to most deaths are -high total cholesterol, tobacco use, high body-mass index and occupational risks. 

published on : 18th March 2018

Third of Burundi population needs humanitarian aid: UN

Burundi was plunged into political crisis in 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza was re-elected to a third term despite provisions that set a limit of two five-year presidential terms.

published on : 21st February 2018

Economic Survey: Child, maternal malnutrition remain major health risk factors

The Survey noted however that there has been significant improvement in the health status of the individual as life expectancy at birth has increased by approximately 10 years from 1990 to 2015.

published on : 29th January 2018

GDP estimates lower due to malnutrition: Study

The paper suggested that expenditure towards the welfare of women and children need to be higher, since the country hosts 50 percent of under-nourished children of the world.

published on : 21st January 2018

Quarter of Rohingya refugee children acutely malnourished: United Nations

A quarter of Rohingya children under the age of five who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar suffer from potentially life-threatening levels of malnutrition, the United Nations said today.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Ghouta child malnutrition worst in Syria's war: UN

Humanitarian agencies have warned several times in recent months about the situation in Eastern Ghouta, after reports of deaths among children suffering malnutrition.

published on : 30th November 2017

A 'healthy’ action plan to tackle malnutrition

With malnutrition posing a threat to the life of tribal people including children at Kuttampuzha panchayat, the Kothamangalam block panchayat has chalked  out a ‘healthy’ action plan.

published on : 25th November 2017
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