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In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, ill-equipped anganwadi centres struggle to stymie malnourishment among children
India

In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, ill-equipped anganwadi centres struggle to stymie malnourishment among children

Many problems plague the the workforce of anganwadi centres in Lalitpur, including the lack of training, irregular payments, lack of job standardisation, poor compensation

WCD asks states for nomination of spokespersons in every district for nutrition programme aimed to fight against malnourishment
India

WCD asks states for nomination of spokespersons in every district for nutrition programme aimed to fight against malnourishment

The ministry wants the programme to become a mass movement which sees participation from all stakeholders, a WCD ministry official said

UN says 90% Rohingya refugee arrivals in Bangladesh are under-nourished despite receiving food assistance
World

UN says 90% Rohingya refugee arrivals in Bangladesh are under-nourished despite receiving food assistance

A new UN study has revealed that over 90 percent of the recent Rohingya refugee arrivals in Bangladesh are under-nourished despite receiving emergency food assistance.

India improved its infant mortality rate, yet has highest number of malnourished children in the world: Report
India

India improved its infant mortality rate, yet has highest number of malnourished children in the world: Report

India is home to the largest number of malnourished children in the world, a report said on Wednesday, advocating the need for policies focusing on reducing health and social inequities.

United Nations: 1.4 mn children acutely malnourished in Somalia in 2017
World

United Nations: 1.4 mn children acutely malnourished in Somalia in 2017

Geneva: Somalia, hit by drought and on the verge of famine, will count 1.4 million acutely malnourished children by the end of the year, up 50 percent from late 2016, the UN said on Tuesday.

Despite 19% decline in childhood stunting, India's battle against malnutrition still looks bleak
Life

Despite 19% decline in childhood stunting, India's battle against malnutrition still looks bleak

Nearly a third of all children in India are stunted, despite the host of social welfare schemes launched in the last few decades to tackle malnutrition.

Over 6.5 lakh malnourished children in Gujarat: Government
India

Over 6.5 lakh malnourished children in Gujarat: Government

The Gujarat government on Monday admitted that more than 6.5 lakh children suffer from malnutrition across the state.

Budget 2015: What steps will the FM take to tackle malnourishment in children?
Budget

Budget 2015: What steps will the FM take to tackle malnourishment in children?

In the Budget 2015, Will the FM take steps to address the malnourished children problem.

How malnutrition plagues children in Sunderbans
India

How malnutrition plagues children in Sunderbans

Unlike other children of his age, four-year-old Nirmal Mandal is still learning how to walk on his legs. He still crawls like a baby. When brought to the nearest primary health centre by his farmer parents in Pathar Pratima block of Sunderbans, doctors said the child is chronically malnourished and his legs are too weak to be able to take the weight of his body.

Shocker: India constitutes 40 percent of world's malnourished children
India

Shocker: India constitutes 40 percent of world's malnourished children

"India has the highest rates of stunted growth, underweight and anaemia in children. And the most ironic part is that India has all the programs and policies required to handle the problem but then there is no proper implementation.

Has the government failed the tea garden workers of Jalpaiguri?
India

Has the government failed the tea garden workers of Jalpaiguri?

A CNN-IBN report shows that the worker's condition of several tea estates in North Bengal are abysmal with acute malnourishment, trafficking and unemployment taking its toll.

More than 3.3 lakh children malnourished in 10 districts of Gujarat
India

More than 3.3 lakh children malnourished in 10 districts of Gujarat

More than 3.3 lakh children are malnourished across ten districts of Gujarat, while 26,871 children fall under the 'extremely malnourished' category, Women and Child Development Minister Ganpat Vasava informed the state Assembly on Friday.

Malnourished children dying in Maharashtra?
Mumbai

Malnourished children dying in Maharashtra?

The Maharashtra government has confirmed that children are dying of undernourishment in the state.