Odisha is a state where chronic nutritional deficiencies among women and children have had a long history, which has resulted in high maternal and infant mortality.
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.
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.
It has been implementing various schemes and projects targeting the overall wellbeing of pregnant, lactating women and their infants.
Chhattisgarh HC upholds govt's decision to centralise manufacturing, distribution of ready-to-eat food
The state government had decided to prepare the ready-to-eat meal at a centralised place through the manufacturing unit of the seed corporation located in Raigarh district.
Of the Rs 9, helpers and workers are entitled to take Rs 1 as wage, the rest being for the health supplements.
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.
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In 2018, the initiative was launched in 235 districts which were identified as worst-hit pockets.
The district medical and health department in coordination with the ICDS is conducting MAM, SAM programmes to solve malnutrition among children.
These centres are being set up in partnership with RxDx Healthcare and Piramal Swasthya, the public health arm of Piramal Foundation.
Vitamin D, which is produced by the body when exposed to sunlight, is essential for overall health and well-being. It plays a vital role in keeping bones and teeth healthy.
As per the research, of 872 anaemia patients, nearly 511 had moderate anaemia, which is 58.6 per cent, while only 4.7 per cent of patients had severe symptoms.
Poshan Pakhwada this year will be rolled out from March 21 to April 4 with the key focus on creating awareness on community-based activities, gender sensitisation, prevention of anaemia.
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.