Malnutrition behind 69 per cent deaths among children below 5 years in India: UNICEF report
Urban India is moving into an unhealthy food snac...
Most states won't meet Poshan Abhiyaan targets to curb child malnutrition: Study
Some of the states, which have reported the worst cases incl...
PIL in SC for community kitchens in all states to combat hunger
The plea alleged that many children under the age of five die every day due to hunger and malnutrition and this condition was violative of various fundamental rights, including the right to food and life of citizens.
At AES epicentre, experts count reasons, families rue: 'Poverty, malnutrition & lack of awareness'
The government has maintained the deaths were caused by hypoglycemia, a condition that leads to a very low level of blood sugar and electrolyte imbalance.
Stunting declines to 34.7% in 2017-18 from 38.4% in 2015-16
As per the NFHS-4 (2015-16) data, stunting of children in the age group of 0-6 years declined to 38.4 per cent in 2015-16 from 48 per cent in 2004-05.
India's child nutrition programme excludes poorest households: Study
Among states too, while overall utilisation has improved, high malnutrition states are relatively lagging.
Infosys arm to hold contest on malnutrition in India
Bengaluru, Aug 24 (IANS) Global software major's Infosys Science Foundation will hold an eight-week online contest for teenage students across India on finding a solution to malnutrition among children below five years and pregnant women, said the not-for-profit organisation on Thursday.
MP government busy marketing itself as kids die of malnutrition: Rahul Gandhi
On a campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh where the assembly polls will be held on November 28, Gandhi said the problems of malnutrition, farmers' distress and youth unemployment are plaguing the state.
How toxic air is causing malnutrition in trees
London, June 25 (IANS) Besides affecting human health, air pollution is also causing malnutrition in trees by harming a fungi that is important for providing mineral nutrients to tree roots, finds a new study.
India has one-third of world's stunted children: Global nutrition report
With 46.6 million children who are stunted, India tops the list of countries followed by Nigeria (13.9 million) and Pakistan (10.7 million), the Global Nutrition Report 2018 said.
Infosys Science Foundation partners with NYAS for innovation contest
It will hold an innovation challenge to find a solution to malnutrition for expectant mothers, and children under five years of age in India.
WHO report likely to hail Swachh Bharat
The WHO report is also expected to say that unsafe sanitation caused an estimated 199 million cases of diarrhoea annually before the start of the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014.
Cuddles Foundation helps malnourished kids suffering from cancer in Bengaluru
A nonprofit addresses missing links in cancer treatment of malnourished kids. It also provides meals and supplements to the children and their families.
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