Articles by Malnutrition

Working Towards An Anemia-Mukt Bharat

Evidence Action in India is represented through its in-country technical consultant, Pramanit Karya India Private Limited.

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Indian Food And Beverage Companies Showing Nutrition Commitment

India Spotlight Index 2020, a first-of-its kind report brought out by Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI) reveals government efforts are bearing results

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SUPOSHAN SANGINIS - When The Empowered Transforms Into An Empowerer

They are targeting to break the vicious cycle of a low birth weight baby girl growing up to become an undernourished child, a weak adolescent with low body mass, eventually ending up in an early marriage leading to a weaker next generation

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Community Engagement Helps Gujarat in Tackling Malnutrition

Gujarat is working on several fronts to battle widespread malnutrition among children in the state. In majority (85-90 per cent) of cases, the malnourished kids (or uncomplicated SAM cases), without any medical complications, can be looked after at home with the help of community health workers, supported by several new initiatives. The going is tough but the goals seem achievable....

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1000 Plus Days: A Window Of Opportunity To Improve Health Of Newborn

Impaired nutritional status of women before conception, which is known to influence nutrition status and hence health of the infant, is not covered under the scheme of ICDS. Every 1kg increase in pre-pregnancy weight of the woman helps her future baby. Hence, programmes aimed at improving nutrition status of children will have the greatest impact if they address maternal nutrition before conception.

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Chitrakoot Working All Fronts to Wipe Out Malnutrition

Once listed among the most backward districts in the country, Chitrakoot is charting new course to improve health and education facilities in the district to improve nutrition and growth profile of children.

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Orissa Sees Potential In ‘Nutrition Education on Wheel’ Model

Odisha Millets Mission (OMM) is negotiating with women collectives of the state to replicate mobile teaching kitchen model to impart nutrition education. The response is encouraging…

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How Food And Beverage Companies In India Play Vital Role In Addressing ‘Double-Burden Malnutrition’

In the backdrop of the prevalence of double burden of malnutrition in India, the report by ATNI, an international non-profit organization that seeks to improve consumers’ access to nutritious foods and beverages across several countries, reveals that several Indian food and beverages companies are providing only a limited choice of healthy foods to the consumers.

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