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Children And Nutrition

How A Renewed Focus Can Improve Maternal And Child Nutrition Scenario In India

Oct 27, 2021 Dr Teena Dasi

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic poses an increased threat to maternal and child undernutrition, and compels us to reflect on the causes of maternal and child nutrition, and reaffirm the focus to improve the status.

Importance Of Right Nutrition At The Right Age

Jul 22, 2021 Shauravi Malik

The world over, a startling number of children is developing health problems, allergies and lifestyle disorders as a result of an unhealthy diet.

Ensuring Nutrition Security For Women And Children During The Pandemic

Improving maternal and child nutrition is a high priority for the government. The POSHAN Abhiyan, India’s flagship programme to tackle under-nutrition, has ambitious targets of reducing child stunting by 2% per annum and reducing anaemia in women and children by 3% per annum.

Food Hubs To Tackle Malnutrition

May 25, 2021 Kalyani Prasher

Food hubs can play a key role in tackling the scourge of hunger and malnutrition

How The Pandemic Is Taking A Toll On Your Child’s Mental Health

It is a need of the hour for parents to ensure that their children stay stress-free amid pandemic. Here are some tips on how to go about it.

12 April, 2021

The greater need to make infant and young child feeding practices effective

Dr Sheila Vir

Nutrition deficiency in the first two years leads to the risk of developing chronic diseases later in life. Here are some measures to avoid that.

02 April, 2021

Instagram Influencers become force multipliers for “Reach Each Child” Campaign

Poshan Desk

Here’s our tribute to four Instagram stars who helped promote the cause

09 February, 2021

Poshan 2.0: Identify And Hospitalize Severely Malnourished Children, Center Tells States

Prakash Kumar

The Ministry for Women and Child Development also asks states to set up Poshan Vatikas and promote Yoga 

02 February, 2021

Health Minister KK Shailaja To Open Kerala's First Human Milk Bank On February 5

Outlook Web Bureau

The milk bank will be set up to ensure breast milk for newborn babies whose mothers cannot breastfeed them

28 January, 2021

10 Food Tips To Keep You Warm

Dr Meghana Pasi

Here's how to replenish your body with some hot winter delicacies

25 January, 2021

The Challenge Of Acute Malnutrition

Piyasree Mukherjee

Treating Severely Acute Malnourished children must be the first priority of healthcare workers


19 January, 2021

Wanted: A Poshan Plus Strategy To Deal With Malnutrition

Prakash Kumar

Niti Aayog flags gaps and challenges in the implementation of Poshan Abhiyan in various states

17 January, 2021

Planning At Local Level Can Accelerate Health Outcomes For Newborns

Dr Raju C Shah

It is estimated that reducing malnutrition could add about 3% to India's GDP as one in every three malnourished children in the world is Indian

12 January, 2021

Here’s How To Practice Mindful Eating Habits

Bipasha Das

Here are some tips to control unhealthy eating habits developed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns.

06 January, 2021

Food, Fun And Football With A Twist

Team Poshan

What does the ancient and strenuous British sport of rugby have to do with food, underprivileged children and the equally ancient city of Calcutta, now known as Kolkata?

05 January, 2021

Diabetes, Diet And Fatty Liver Disease

Dr. Girish Parmar

Diabetes is a major risk factor for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, which if left untreated may progress to liver scarring or liver fibrosis

02 January, 2021

7 Winter Superfoods To Boost Kids Immunity

Bipasha Das

Eating healthy winter foods help keep your kids, disease-free and warm. Here are 7 foods to include in your kid’s diet:


30 December, 2020

How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

Saikat Majumdar

For children from India’s poorest families, a lost year of learning has been the least of their losses. School closure has meant the loss of safe spaces, daily nourishment, and the very experience of childhood.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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