Articles by Malnutrition

Is India Heading Towards A Health Crisis Post This Pandemic?

Several programmes are being organised by the government to cope with malnutrition in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers during the National Nutrition Month or Poshan Maah.

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We Need A Jan Andolan For A Malnutrition-Free India

We have only a small window of opportunity before our demographic dividend ends. We must make the most of it.

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Well-Nourished Minds Are Our Nation’s Future

Research shows that about 43 per cent children below the age of 5 in India are at a risk of not achieving their development potential. It is essential to focus on the overall development of young children and give them a productive life.

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Tackling Severe Acute Malnourishment During COVID-19

Plaguing us for decades, malnourishment has severely escalated due to the ongoing pandemic, putting thousands of migrants, women and children in danger

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Want Food Security? Try Dietary Diversity

Lack of dietary diversity--adequate intake of food from all the food groups -- can be more harmful to health than infectious diseases

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The Hourglass Phenomena

Just as in an hourglass all the grains of sand trickling down can settle at different places, a convergence across various nutrition streams can yield multiple benefits

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6.7 M Children Under 5 Could Suffer From Wasting Due To COVID-19

As part of its Reimagine campaign, UNICEF calls for accelerated action to prevent and treat malnutrition caused by pandemic

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Re-imagining A Malnutrition-free India

For a country where almost 36% children are underweight, 50% women are anemic already, a rapid call to action and re-shaping system is a big fish to fry. How do we do it?

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These Mamata Gharas Prevent Child Malnutrition

Over 1, 800 tribal children in high-malnutrition pockets of Keonjhar district find succour in creches which feed and protect them while their parents work.

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It Takes A Village: How Tribal Hamlet Now Knows Its Nutrition Rights

Angul district in Odisha was a victim of severe undernutrition, until an NGO involved the tribal community to ensure that they knew, and demanded their rights to proper nutrition.

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