- Tag results for malnutrition
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.
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.
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.
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.
The MoU aims at addressing the three interlinked challenges of sustainable aquaculture, sustainable small scale fisheries, and enhancing the contribution of fish to nutrition.
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.
Three years of war coupled with decades of chronic underdevelopment in Yemen has resulted in 11 million children plagued by malnutrition and disease.
As per the report, other risk factors contributing to most deaths are -high total cholesterol, tobacco use, high body-mass index and occupational risks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Humanitarian agencies have warned several times in recent months about the situation in Eastern Ghouta, after reports of deaths among children suffering 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.