Malnutrition

Chennai's relocated children at risk of malnutrition due to inadequate anganwadis

Only 11 of the 58 anganwadis are functioning at the relocation sight in Perumbakkam.

published on : 12th November 2019

Paltry budget to address malnutrition raises concern

Odisha Government has fixed an allowance of Rs 50 daily for malnourished women admitted to 10-bed Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre.

published on : 4th November 2019

We are blind to our core problems

All our energies should be channelised towards tackling issues such as hunger and malnutrition. But currently, there is no sense of urgency  

published on : 24th October 2019

Poor diet taking a toll on heath of Telangana kids: Study

The latest report of Unicef raises alarm over high prevalence of malnutrition among kids

published on : 18th October 2019

Malnutrition deaths in India lower than WHO estimates

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. 

published on : 17th October 2019

Jharkhand: Children suffer from malnutrition in village near Jamshedpur

Villagers from Potkadih village of Bodam block claim that residents do not have proper awareness about the right diet.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Child well-being index: Poor nutrition, low child survival rate pushes Jharkhand, MP at bottom

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.

published on : 27th August 2019

The unending mid-day meals

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.

published on : 25th August 2019

Mamata government refused to adopt POSHAN Abhiyaan, claims Smriti Irani

She further said the Centre, in an endevour to strengthen the Aanganwadi services in West Bengal, is ready to give smartphones.

published on : 17th July 2019

PM Modi asks BJP's women MPs to focus on health, sanitation, eradicating malnutrition

During a meeting with the women MPs, the prime minister said every woman MP is an institution in herself.

published on : 12th July 2019

Malnutrition-free India by 2022, says Union Minister Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani was answering to a question raised by Aam Admi Party MP Sushil Kumar Gupta.

published on : 4th July 2019

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

Malnutrition soaring among Rohingya children in Bangladesh: UN

Life-threatening levels of malnutrition have risen dramatically among Rohingya refugee children who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh.

published on : 3rd November 2017

1,100 children suffering malnutrition in Syria's Ghouta: UNICEF

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".

published on : 23rd October 2017

Jharkhand: Another tragedy in making as 52 infants die in last 30 days at Jamshedpur’s MGM hospital

The hospital superintendent has blamed malnutrition for the deaths.

published on : 27th August 2017