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Nov 15, 2017
India facing undernutrition and obesity: Nutrition expert says country needs to look within for answersThe 'Global Nutrition Report 2017' said that 51 percent women in India are are underweight, while 22 percent are overweight.
Nov 03, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Malnutrition soaring among refugee children in Bangladesh, warns UNThe UN children's agency said preliminary data indicated a full 7.5 percent of the children crammed into one of the camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district were at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition
Nov 02, 2017
Infant deaths at Ahmedabad civil hospital highlight Gujarat's sorry statistics on infant mortality, malnutritionGujarat — which is ranked second by industries and fifth by per capita income — is ranked 17th among 29 states on infant mortality and 25th by underweight prevalence among under-five children
Oct 26, 2017
Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toiletsA new study by National Institute of Nutrition shows that an underweight child in urban India is more likely to belong to a disadvantaged community, have an illiterate father or live in a home without a toilet than other children
Oct 17, 2017
India tops food production but millions starve: Harsimrat Kaur banks on investment, technology to get food on plateHarsimrat Kaur and the Ministry of Food Processing announced the World Food India 2017, an international food fare that will be held in Delhi in December.
Oct 03, 2017
'Skin and bones': Doctors fear for malnourished Rohingya kidsThe UN says more than 14,100 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition in wretched camps where half a million mainly Rohingya refugees depend entirely on charities for survival.
Sep 19, 2017
Maneka Gandhi says women and child development ministry is focusing on eradicating malnutritionWomen and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that after the "resounding" success of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme, the ministry is now targeting the problem of malnutrition.
Aug 29, 2017
Jharkhand health crisis: In Jamshedpur, 52 infants die from malnutrition in 30 daysThe death of 52 infants in Jamshedpur calls to attention the health of women and extent of malnutrition in India's 10th poorest state by per capita income.
Aug 24, 2017
'Women empowerment can help India end malnutrition, fight anemia by 2022'India vows to end malnutrition by 2022 and experts say that women empowerment can be one of the ways for India to win this battle.
Jun 20, 2017
Bombay HC reprimands Maharashtra govt, says malnutrition deaths as important as farmers' distressThe Bombay High Court on Monday said that malnutrition deaths in tribal areas of Maharashtra is an issue as important as the farmers' distress