Tackling Odisha’s anaemia woes

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.

published on : 18th 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

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.

published on : 29th April 2022

Anganwadi workers put foot down over low budget of SOPAN 

Of the Rs 9, helpers and workers are entitled to take Rs 1 as wage, the rest being for the health supplements. 

published on : 23rd April 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

Matchmaker of Nutrition

CORA Health, a Bengaluru-based e-commerce platform, enables users to access healthy food alternatives based on their medical conditions

published on : 10th April 2022

Stunting among kids worsens in Bengal in five years

In 2018, the initiative was launched in 235 districts which were identified as worst-hit pockets.

published on : 3rd 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

Bayer to set up 27 telemedicine centres in India over next two years

These centres are being set up in partnership with RxDx Healthcare and Piramal Swasthya, the public health arm of Piramal Foundation.

published on : 31st March 2022

Bask in the goodness of Vitamin D

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.

published on : 30th March 2022

Study on anaemia contradicts figures of national survey 

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.

published on : 29th March 2022

Centre postpones 'healthy boy-girl contest', asks states to observe ‘Poshan Pakhwa

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.

published on : 21st March 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
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