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Children And Nutrition

Winter Friendly Foods To Boost Immunity

Dec 24, 2020 Mr. R Pitchiah

Here are some healthy food habits to keep your immunity levels in check during the winter season

Study Suggests Covid Positive Mothers Transferred Immunity To Babies

Dec 18, 2020 PTI

According to the research, there was no evidence of mother-to-child transmission of the coronavirus via breast milk or placenta.

Lack Of Breastmilk Could Lead To Infantile Epilepsy

A pilot study reveals low blood sugar at birth and genetic diseases, are important underlying cause for a common form of epilepsy in young Indian children

The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

Dec 16, 2020 Veena S Rao

Can our policymakers revisit and redesign the government nutrition programmes to obtain results?

What Covid-19 Taught Us About Mothers And Children

A focused solutioning hub could help boost our maternal and infant health programmes

15 December, 2020

Family Health Survey Notes Surge In Obesity In Kids Under 5


Not just children, rise in obesity has even been recorded in adults in the latest NFHS survey in comparison to NFHS-4.

14 December, 2020

No Big Surprises In Family Health Survey, Feel Experts

Lola Nayar

The partial survey of 18 state and 5 union territories show a rise in infant malnutrition, and decline in infant mortality

14 December, 2020

The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

Raadhika Gupta

As 2020 comes to a close, here's some facts and figures on how India and the world are performing on food and nutrition security.

13 December, 2020

India Pledges USD 2 Billion To Strengthen Care For Women, Children, Adolescents


India's commitment will be used to strengthen all levels of care in response to the pandemic and to ensure essential public health functions during the year 20-21.

10 December, 2020

Covid-19 And The Irreversible Marks Undernutrition Will Leave In Its Wake

Jef L Leroy and Marie Ruel

India’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts should be to prevent child undernutrition now rather than to treat it later.

07 December, 2020

Commitment To Action: Ensuring Nutrition Financing In India

Avani Kapur and Ritwik Shukla

While low revenues due to the pandemic may mean substantial funds for nutrition may not be possible, there are still ways to ensure more nutrition for the money. Here’s how.


30 November, 2020

Anaemia During Pregnancy Leads To Maternal Mortality, Morbidity: Medical Experts


There is a need to intensify efforts to address all causes of anaemia, say healthcare experts

26 November, 2020

It's Time To Weigh The Cost Of Obesity

Dr Shweta Khandelwal

As India marks anti-obesity day, let's look at the immense cost of being an overweight nation

20 November, 2020

'We Have Kept This War On Malnutrition Alive'

Team Poshan

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launches Outlook Poshan campaign, pledges to make his state malnutrition free within the next three years.

20 November, 2020

Here's How To Treat Severe Acute Malnutrition With Therapeutic Foods

Team Poshan

RUTF ensures the recovery of a SAM child in 2-3 months at the community level, which is higher than other nutrition programmes

19 November, 2020

Covid-19 Has Diverted Scientific Attention From Killer Diseases Like TB: Vardhan


Health minister highlighted India's "TB Harega, Desh Jeetega" campaign that targets to achieve the goal target related to TB by 2025

19 November, 2020

India Must Brace For A Massive Spike In Malnutrition Post Covid

Veena S Rao

The already high incidence of wasting and stunting among children will see a dramatic increase unless we can ensure proper nutrition.


17 November, 2020

The Triple Deficit Of Our Demographic Dividend

Veena S Rao and Dr Rajan Sankar

Some thoughts on how to deal with the dietary, information and market deficits which cripple the demographic advantage

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz