Only 11 of the 58 anganwadis are functioning at the relocation sight in Perumbakkam.
Odisha Government has fixed an allowance of Rs 50 daily for malnourished women admitted to 10-bed Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre.
All our energies should be channelised towards tackling issues such as hunger and malnutrition. But currently, there is no sense of urgency
The latest report of Unicef raises alarm over high prevalence of malnutrition among kids
The study is particularly significant as the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is set to release the guidelines for community-based management of SAM children.
Villagers from Potkadih village of Bodam block claim that residents do not have proper awareness about the right diet.
More children were stunted and underweight, access to institutional delivery was low and a higher number of children were dying before they turned five, the index said.
In a fast-growing country like India, with so many young millionaires and immensely rich industrialists, it’s appalling to see that equally high proportion of children’s malnutrition.
She further said the Centre, in an endevour to strengthen the Aanganwadi services in West Bengal, is ready to give smartphones.
During a meeting with the women MPs, the prime minister said every woman MP is an institution in herself.
Smriti Irani was answering to a question raised by Aam Admi Party MP Sushil Kumar Gupta.
As per the report, other risk factors contributing to most deaths are -high total cholesterol, tobacco use, high body-mass index and occupational risks.
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.