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Dec 10, 2017
Ahead of Kolaras bypolls, Madhya Pradesh govt to give malnourished tribals Rs 1,000 per month for foodMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's announcement comes ahead of bypolls in Kolaras constituency, dominated by tribal voters
Dec 06, 2017
Rahul Gandhi questions BJP's healthcare policy in Gujarat, says 39% children in state victims of malnutritionRahul Gandhi said 39 percent children in Gujarat were malnourished and sought to know if this was the "wonder" of the BJP government's healthcare policy
Dec 01, 2017
Govt approves launch of National Nutrition Mission to tackle under-nutrition, stuntingThe government has approved the launch of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) to tackle the problems of under-nutrition, low birth weight and stunting.
Nov 17, 2017
Bill Gates meets Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, agrees to help state tackle encephalitis, child malnutritionA delegation led by Microsoft and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates called upon Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adiyanath at Shastri Bhavan, Lucknow to discuss numerous welfare initiatives
Nov 15, 2017
India facing undernutrition and obesity: Nutrition expert says country needs to look within for answersThe 'Global Nutrition Report 2017' said that 51 percent women in India are are underweight, while 22 percent are overweight.
Nov 03, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Malnutrition soaring among refugee children in Bangladesh, warns UNThe UN children's agency said preliminary data indicated a full 7.5 percent of the children crammed into one of the camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district were at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition
Nov 02, 2017
Infant deaths at Ahmedabad civil hospital highlight Gujarat's sorry statistics on infant mortality, malnutritionGujarat — which is ranked second by industries and fifth by per capita income — is ranked 17th among 29 states on infant mortality and 25th by underweight prevalence among under-five children
Oct 26, 2017
Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toiletsA new study by National Institute of Nutrition shows that an underweight child in urban India is more likely to belong to a disadvantaged community, have an illiterate father or live in a home without a toilet than other children
Oct 17, 2017
India tops food production but millions starve: Harsimrat Kaur banks on investment, technology to get food on plateHarsimrat Kaur and the Ministry of Food Processing announced the World Food India 2017, an international food fare that will be held in Delhi in December.
Oct 03, 2017
'Skin and bones': Doctors fear for malnourished Rohingya kidsThe UN says more than 14,100 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition in wretched camps where half a million mainly Rohingya refugees depend entirely on charities for survival.