Articles by Malnutrition

Healthy Eating Habits For Adolescence Nutrition

POSHAN Abhiyaan also aims to reduce stunting (height-to-age ratio) by 2 per cent each year.

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Key Insights To PoshanMaah And This Year's Theme

Out of 673 million undernourished people in the world, 189.2 million were registered in India (2017-19): Reports

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The Pivotal Role Of Nutrition In Controlling Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis)

Undernutrition increases the risk of infection, disease severity and chances of mortality amongst children

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'The Impact On Nutrition Will Be Huge'

Former Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Alok Ranjan believes the pandemic-induced lockdowns will lead to a major spike in malnutrition and other nutrition related ailments.

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Nutrition For School-Going Children In The Absence Of Mid-Day Meals

UNICEF data shows that on an average 370 million children may miss on nutritious school meals because of the pandemic.

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Virtual Conference On Nutrition Research Mulls Fresh Interventions

The conference organised by IFPRI and 19 co-hosts focused on evidence-based insights to further nutrition goals

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What Does India Weigh On The Malnutrition Scale?

Poshan Abhiyaan targets to reduce stunting, anaemia, underweight and low birth weight in children. The potential challenge is how to bring social and behavioural change towards malnutrition at community level amidst the pandemic

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Why Reviving Midday Meals Is A Must

Over 9.12 crore underprivileged children get their daily nutrition from the midday-meal scheme, which has been disrupted by the pandemic.

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Reimagining Public Health II: Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog

In the second and concluding part of this interview, Rajiv Kumar talks about CSR in the field of nutrition, the migrant crisis and the growing public interest in the plight of the downtrodden

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How Malnutrition Defines A Nation’s Health

While COVID-19 has disrupted the government's nutrition programs, there are some simple ways to ensure that the rural poor are not among the worst hit.

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