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Apr 16, 2018
Brazilian health crusader Carlos Monteiro says cash transfers better at arresting malnutrition than subsidised rationsPropelled by the expansion and improvement in public institutions such as primary schools and health centres, Brazil made strides in reducing malnutrition. Stunting in children, which stood at 37 percent in 1974, fell to 7 percent by 2006.
Mar 31, 2018
India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early lifeEnsuring supplementary nutrition for children in the 0-3 years age bracket could raise the number of graduates in India by 3.17 million, new research shows.
Mar 29, 2018
Pankaja Munde lauds Reliance Foundation's initiative to tackle malnutrition in Maharashtra, MoU signed to take efforts forwardA tripartite MoU has been signed between the RJMCHNM, the Maharashtra DWCD and Reliance Foundation to tackle malnutrition.
Feb 08, 2018
One in four children in India's cities are malnourished, but poverty is not the only causeOne in four children in India's cities was malnourished, and mother’s education, feeding patterns and service delivery also determine child nutrition.
Feb 06, 2018
Indian babies being born heavier than ever; a sign of improving healthcare, more awareness among mothersIndian babies are being born heavier than ever, a sign of better-educated, richer and more aware mothers and better healthcare.
Jan 27, 2018
Jyotiraditya Scindia says central nodal agency needed to tackle malnutrition, ensure child developmentAiming to eradicate malnutrition among children, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has proposed setting up a nodal agency which would work in mission mode, for child nutrition and development
Jan 21, 2018
Time yet for Modi to be termed revolutionary; India should take Netanyahu's comment with a pinch of saltPrime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be more of a reformist than a revolutionary, especially because his schemes be it Swachh Bharat, push for yoga or demonetisation, all seek to bring a behavioural change in India
Dec 10, 2017
Ahead of Kolaras bypolls, Madhya Pradesh govt to give malnourished tribals Rs 1,000 per month for foodMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's announcement comes ahead of bypolls in Kolaras constituency, dominated by tribal voters
Dec 06, 2017
Rahul Gandhi questions BJP's healthcare policy in Gujarat, says 39% children in state victims of malnutritionRahul Gandhi said 39 percent children in Gujarat were malnourished and sought to know if this was the "wonder" of the BJP government's healthcare policy
Dec 01, 2017
Govt approves launch of National Nutrition Mission to tackle under-nutrition, stuntingThe government has approved the launch of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) to tackle the problems of under-nutrition, low birth weight and stunting.