Chhattisgarh should adopt effective, safe solutions to malnutrition and abandon rice fortification: Activists

The state’s decision is intended to eradicate malnutrition and anaemia from these districts. Nearly, Rs 28.43 crore will be spent on the fortification of rice and Rs 11.6 crore on its distribution.

published on : 21st June 2022

Puducherry government launches initiative to battle child malnutrition

The government aims to reach all children under-five across Mahe, Karaikal, Puducherry and Yanam districts with evidence-based nutrition interventions with the support provided by Vitamin Angels.

published on : 8th June 2022

More than half of Afghanistan's population dependent on humanitarian assistance: UNHCR

As per a local survey, the rate of poverty in the country has exceeded 95 per cent since the fall of the former government while 56 per cent are seeking to leave the country amid a drop in daily incom

published on : 28th May 2022

Elderly in Delhi’s old-age homes battling malnutrition: Study

A section of the elderly population living in Delhi’s charitable old-age homes are battling malnutrition while a much larger group is at “the risk of it”, said a study by an AIIMS doctor.

published on : 11th May 2022

Ojan Utsav to monitor growth in children

To strengthen monitoring of existing interventions for making Odisha malnutrition free, the State government has decided to roll out Ojan Utsav under the Mission Poshan 2.0 this month. 

published on : 6th May 2022

Sundargarh draws nutrition map for well-being of women, children

It has been implementing various schemes and projects targeting the overall wellbeing of pregnant, lactating women and their infants.

published on : 4th May 2022

BJP slams BJD govt over malnourishment in Odisha  

The BJP on Tuesday slammed the State government for its failure to address the issue of malnutrition among children within the six year age group, pregnant women and nursing mothers.

published on : 20th April 2022

Guntur health officials to implement MAM, SAM

The district medical and health department in coordination with the ICDS is conducting MAM, SAM programmes to solve malnutrition among  children. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Afghanistan: 13,000 newborns dies from malnutrition, hunger-related diseases since Jan 2022

Since the beginning of the year, roughly 13,000 newborns have died from malnutrition & hunger-related diseases in Afghanistan. That is on average more than 170 babies every single day.

published on : 20th March 2022

4th phase sees 73 per cent turnout amid violence

Besides, a BJD worker Pradyumna Tripathy sustained critical injuries in a poll-related violence in Panikipalli area under Sohela block of Bargarh district during the fourth phase of the polls.

published on : 23rd February 2022

At 75 per cent, Nagada sees high voter turnout  

In the past, the tribal villagers had to trek at least 11 km through hilly terrains and dense forest to reach the nearest polling station at Deogaon primary school to exercise their franchise.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Odisha: 22 kg at 31 but no relief from disease and poverty

To make matters worse, her father Rama, a daily wager is unable to avail advanced treatment for his daughter due to poverty. 

published on : 17th February 2022

Since 2022 start, nearly dozen children died of malnutrition in Afghanistan's Kunduz: Report

Despite the rising numbers of children affected by malnutrition, the Ministry of Public Health said no malnutrition care centers are active in Afghanistan.

published on : 14th February 2022

One million Afghan children could die if urgent actions not taken: UNICEF

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated drastically since the Taliban took control of Kabul last year in mid-August.

published on : 10th February 2022

Nagada sheds its humiliating legacy as development takes strides

The village now boasts of proper houses, road connectivity, safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply

published on : 7th February 2022
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