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Child and maternal malnutrition continues to be India’s leading risk factor and in Karnataka too.
The research by NITI Aayog experts found that child malnutrition was highly variable across parliamentary constituencies.
The family, hailing from West Bengal, was reportedly facing financial woes, and the doctors suspected that the three girls did not have food for days.
The CDC is conducting a detailed study on the review of these projects, meetings between departments and the results of these projects.
The study surveyed 1,050 children in Telangana born in 2000 and tracked their journey till the age of 15.
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.
As per the report, other risk factors contributing to most deaths are -high total cholesterol, tobacco use, high body-mass index and occupational risks.
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.
Life-threatening levels of malnutrition have risen dramatically among Rohingya refugee children who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh.
Based on surveys done in recent months, the body said 1,114 children were suffering from various forms of malnutrition, including the most dangerous form, known as "severe acute malnutrition".
The hospital superintendent has blamed malnutrition for the deaths.