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Centre launches initiative to address malnutrition, improve sex ratio

Sep 17, 2014

Centre launches initiative to address malnutrition, improve sex ratio

The ministry has launched a multi-sectoral nutrition programme aimed at prevention and reduction of malnutrition and reduction in levels of anaemia among children and women #Sex Ratio #NewsTracker #Women #Malnutrition #children #Girl child #Maneka Gandhi #Modi government #Women and Child Development Ministry
India progressed in fighting child malnutrition, but still short of goals: UN

Sep 17, 2014

India progressed in fighting child malnutrition, but still short of goals: UN

India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. #World #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Health #Malnutrition #Hunger
India's missing toilets Poor sanitation leads to malnutrition, stunted babies

Jul 16, 2014

India's missing toilets Poor sanitation leads to malnutrition, stunted babies

There is no doubt that India needs to press the alarm button as this deadly trine ofpoor sanitation, malnutrition and stunted growththreatens every Indian generation if not addressed with great speed. #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Malnutrition #Unicef #Sanitation #Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan #open defecation
50% of children below age of five undernourished in Haryana

Feb 06, 2014

50% of children below age of five undernourished in Haryana

Malnutrition is widespread among children in Haryana with nearly 50 per cent below the age of five being undernourished, a health official said today. #food #Haryana #Malnutrition #children #Vitamins #nourishment #undernourishment #anaemia
World Toilet Day In India, 600 mn people still defecate in open

Nov 19, 2013

World Toilet Day In India, 600 mn people still defecate in open

The report that released yesterday on the eve of the first ever UN World Toilet Day, the World Bank said, access to improved sanitation can increase cognition among children. #ThatsJustWrong #India #World Bank #Health #UN #Africa #Malnutrition #developing nations #World Toilet Day #Fecal germs

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Twist in food security debate Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Jun 06, 2013

Twist in food security debate Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

In a study that surveyed over 500 randomly selected small-farm Indian households over seven years, researchers found that as the rate of Indian farmers adopting GM cotton grew, undernourishment in their families dropped. #HowThisWorks #India #Food security #Malnutrition #Bt Cotton #GM Crops