Affluent India is having eggs and chicken as if there’s no tomorrow, but they remain beyond the poor man’s platter. Now countries across the world are turning to chicken and eggs to fight global hunger and malnutrition. Can that work for India?
Instead of lecturing mothers about the importance of breastfeeding newborns in the first hour of life, public health campaigns need to counsel families. Targeting mothers has not, and will not, work. A new initiative from JIPMER, Puducherry, shows the way.
In January 2019, a new study by researchers of IIT, Gandhinagar (published in the Geophysical Research Letters) used soil analysis for the first time to show that the famine of 1943 was not caused by drought but by Churchill's policies and wilful negligence.