Articles by Poshan Impact

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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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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Time To Step Up War Against All-Pervasive Invisible Enemy

A first-hand account of the travails of tribal population in remote parts of Chhattisgarh who are grappling against great odds including nutrition-poor food habits, low literacy, subsistence-level economies and inadequate health facilities to ensure wellbeing of their children

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Odisha Adopts Champion's Vision to Safeguard its Biodiversity

An inspiring story of an economist turned environmentalist who has been showing the way to sustainable agriculture, forest conservation and proper use of natural resources

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Community-Led Initiatives Helping Banda Improve Nutrition Status

Banda Suposhan Karyakram to help children improve their overall health and nutrition status is a 3 steps scheme which has started showing positive results. Cooperation of other government departments is contributing to desired outcomes.

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Catalysing Change to Create Nutrition Champions

“As men here still determine the terms inside the house, we want the husbands also to know about the nutritional needs of the women and children in their home,” says Shaila Devi, a nutrition champion and ward member of a Gram Panchayat from Patna

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Race To Realise Guru Nanak’s Dream of A Malnourishment-Free India

An inspiring story of an ultra-marathoner who undertook a cross-country run to raise funds and promote awareness for a hunger-free India.

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Superfood For All Babies: Unlocking The Potential Of Human Milk Banking

Babies often miss out on mothers’ milk. Human milk banks under an integrated approach within hospitals are not only providing such babies with a healthy start but also helping lactating mothers to breastfeed, express milk, provide milk banking services.

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