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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
One out of every eight people in the world is malnourished: UN

Oct 01, 2013

One out of every eight people in the world is malnourished: UN

One in eight people around the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday, warning world leaders that some regions would fail in halving the number of hungry by 2015. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Malnutrition #Child Malnutrition
Eradication of hunger is top on India's agenda: Khurshid

Sep 25, 2013

Eradication of hunger is top on India's agenda: Khurshid

India has said the focus of the post-2015 development agenda should be the eradication of hunger and poverty, besides giving priority to ensuring food security and universal access to modern energy services. #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Salman Khurshid #Malnutrition
Millions of Syrian children at risk of malnutrition: UN aid organisation

Sep 24, 2013

Millions of Syrian children at risk of malnutrition: UN aid organisation

An international aid organization says millions of children in Syria are at risk of malnutrition as the conflict rages well into its third year and food production is collapsing across the country #United Nations #Syria #Malnutrition #Save the Children #Syrian children #Syrian War #Syrian casualties

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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

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

Aug 20, 2014

AP PHOTOS: Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

(AP) -- At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats -- 175 of them at last count. The 45-year-old nurse has turned her two-story, eight-room apartment into a hospice for cats with feline leuke...
Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Aug 15, 2014

Quarantined Ebola regions set to receive emergency food drops

World Bank, UN and WHO assessing how to make deliveries as threat of health crisis from malnutrition deepens International agencies are considering emergency food drops and truck convoys to reach extremely hungry people in Liberia and Sierra Leone, w... #World Bank #Sierra Leone #Liberia #United Nations #World Health Organisation #Africa
Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Aug 08, 2014

Rohingya children in Myanmar camps going hungry

(AP) -- Born just over a year ago, Dosmeda Bibi has spent her entire short life confined to a camp for one of the world's most persecuted religious minorities. And like a growing number of other Muslim Rohingya children who are going hungry, she's sh... #Myanmar #World Health Organization
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