Malnutrition

Green revolution in backyard to fight malnutrition

‘Didi Bari Yojana’ encourages, trains women to plant vegetables in their kitchen gardens and earn money, writes Mukesh Ranjan

published on : 7th February 2021

Telangana plans to completely eliminate malnutrition

All the good schemes for babies in the country will be studied and implemented in Telangana, said the Minister. 

published on : 29th January 2021

Malnutrition: HC reconstitutes committee

Closure of anganwadis due to Covid-19 led to more children going without food

published on : 19th January 2021

Obesity is also a form of malnutrition

Instead of seeing obesity as a problem of excess calorie consumption, it is better understood as a measure of body fat and its patterns of distribution, with varying health effects

published on : 9th January 2021

How to tackle malnutrition and main a healthy BMI

Asha’s new initiatives to treat anaemic, underweight and malnourished women

published on : 25th September 2020

No more malnutrition among kids belonging to BPL families: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

Pregnant women, lactating mothers, kids to get nutritious food under Poshana schemes

published on : 8th September 2020

Chhattisgarh to reopen anganwadi centres to curb malnutrition

Officials believe that the freshly cooked nutrition-rich food served at the centre usually create far better impact than the offered dry ration on lowering the level of malnutrition.

published on : 6th September 2020

Parents of acutely malnourished children to get cows in Uttar Pradesh

CM Yogi Adityanath said that Rs 900 will be given to bear expenses, wants 9 departments to converge to help eradicate malnutrition.

published on : 5th September 2020

Lead by example: IAS couple challenge malnutrition, help improve quality of education in Mizoram

While serving as the DM of remote and backward Lawngtlai, Ala had worked towards ensuring selfsufficiency in fruits and vegetables and fought malnutrition by having nutrition gardens in schools.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Karnataka: Pandemic affects supplement distribution for malnourished children

Residents say the supply has resumed only in some areas after the long delay.

published on : 22nd July 2020

68-day lockdown may have led to over 4.1 lakh more cases of underweight kids: Study

The estimation assumes significance as the National Family Health Survey, 2015-16, had revealed that every second child in India suffers from at least one form of nutritional failure. 

published on : 22nd July 2020

Chhattisgarh govt launches ‘Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana’ to combat malnutrition in state

The worrying reports galvanised the Bhupesh Baghel-led government to launch a crusade — the ‘Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana’ — on Gandhi Jayanti last year to combat these challenges.

published on : 19th July 2020

Yemenese children starve as UN cuts aid programmes

The situation in Yemen is only expected to get worse as donor countries recently cut back on aid amid the pandemic and also due to concerns that the aid might not be reaching the right hands.

published on : 29th June 2020

Malnutrition among children: The unspoken side of COVID-19 pandemic

Antaryami Dash, head of nutrition at STC, said the survey found 44.5 per cent of children were already stunted, 14.6 per cent wasted and 30.7 per cent underweight before the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 29th June 2020

Coronavirus may push 86 million more children into household poverty by 2020-end: Report

Nearly two-thirds of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia and countries across Europe and Central Asia could see the most significant increase, up to 44 per cent.

published on : 28th May 2020
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