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Feb 08, 2018
One in four children in India's cities are malnourished, but poverty is not the only causeOne in four children in India's cities was malnourished, and mother’s education, feeding patterns and service delivery also determine child nutrition.
Feb 06, 2018
Indian babies being born heavier than ever; a sign of improving healthcare, more awareness among mothersIndian babies are being born heavier than ever, a sign of better-educated, richer and more aware mothers and better healthcare.
Jan 27, 2018
Jyotiraditya Scindia says central nodal agency needed to tackle malnutrition, ensure child developmentAiming to eradicate malnutrition among children, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has proposed setting up a nodal agency which would work in mission mode, for child nutrition and development
Jan 21, 2018
Time yet for Modi to be termed revolutionary; India should take Netanyahu's comment with a pinch of saltPrime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be more of a reformist than a revolutionary, especially because his schemes be it Swachh Bharat, push for yoga or demonetisation, all seek to bring a behavioural change in India
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