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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
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
One-fifth of under-five deaths worldwide occur in India, says UN

Sep 13, 2013

One-fifth of under-five deaths worldwide occur in India, says UN

India alone accounts for more than one-fifth of deaths worldwide of children under the age of five, according to a new UN report released today, which said nearly 6.6 million kids died globally, last year, before reaching their fifth birthday. #United Nations #NewsTracker #WHO #Malnutrition #Child deaths
Food bill: Must end the problem of hunger, Sonia Gandhi tells Lok Sabha

Aug 27, 2013

Food bill: Must end the problem of hunger, Sonia Gandhi tells Lok Sabha

Opening the Congress innings on the debate in Lok Sabha on Food Bill, she rejected questions over whether the country had resources to implement the landmark measure. #Sonia Gandhi #UPA #Poverty #TheySaidIt #Food Security Bill #Malnutrition