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UPA-nomics: High growth plus high inflation equals worse child malnutrition

Jul 10, 2015

UPA-nomics: High growth plus high inflation equals worse child malnutrition

The UPA's main boast has been that it provided high growth and a reduction in poverty. But the high inflation it left behind also increased child malnutrition. The moral: you can't ignore inflation when it comes to addressing the needs of poor #Inflation #UPA #NREGA #NDA #Child Malnutrition #Inflation and Malnutrition #Wage Growth
Beta chahiye: The appalling reason why Indian children are among shortest in the world

Apr 13, 2015

Beta chahiye: The appalling reason why Indian children are among shortest in the world

Get this: Even though India's per capita GDP is higher than at least a 100 other countries, it has the fifth highest stunting rate in the world and children born in India are on average, shorter than those born in Sub-Saharan Africa too, even though the latter are poorer #India #Malnutrition #children #stunted growth #male child #female child
India leads malnutrition chart in South Asia: Tribals, scheduled castes worse off

Jan 21, 2015

India leads malnutrition chart in South Asia: Tribals, scheduled castes worse off

India has always struggled with a malnutrition problem, and unfortunately in a recent study by Unicef has revealed that one million children under five dying in India due to malnutrition related causes. #India #NewsTracker #Malnutrition #Unicef #South Asia #Scheduled castes #Scheduled tribes
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
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