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
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
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 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.
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.
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.
The Gujarat government on Monday admitted that more than 6.5 lakh children suffer from malnutrition across the state.
In the Budget 2015, Will the FM take steps to address the malnourished children problem.
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.
"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.
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 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.