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Malnutrition

Undernutrition Can Exacerbate Severity Of Malaria

Aug 13, 2022 Jyotirmoy Nandi

Sustainable control of malaria can help improve nutritional status of endemic communities.

Bettable Ideas For Healthy Lives

Jun 28, 2022 Swati Saxena and Meghana Pasi

Ushering in behaviour change to reduce undernutrition, hidden hunger and non-communicable diseases can help build back a healthier nation


Global Food Leaders Call Upon G7 Heads To Fight Hunger And Malnutrition

In an open letter ahead of the upcoming G7 Summit, World Food Prize Laureates have written to G7 Heads to address the triple threat of Covid-19, climate change and conflict

Nutrition And WASH Go Hand In Hand

Apr 26, 2022 Neeraj Jain

Safe water, sustainable sanitation and good hygiene practices are the keys to the scaling-up nutrition among the vulnerable population groups in India


Facing Nutrition Conundrum In Changing Climate

Shorter, local and climate-smart food supply chains are more likely to respond to local needs and empower the most vulnerable.

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19 April, 2022

Fixing Triple Challenges Of Health, Nutrition And Climate Change

Bishow Parajuli

Adequate nutrition through the diversification of the food systems is vital for promoting health of people and the planet


08 January, 2022

Breaking The Intergenerational Malnutrition Cycle By Starting Young

Dr. Ameet Babre

According to the latest fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5), the anaemia in adolescent girls increased to 59.1% from 54.1% in NFHS-4, while the Iron Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation coverage among adolescents remains low at 26.2%1.


20 December, 2021

Prepare short term plan to tackle malnutrition deaths in tribal belt, HC tells Maha

Outlook Web Desk

The court was hearing a bunch of public interest litigations filed in 2007 highlighting the high numbers of deaths of children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in Melghat region due to malnutrition.


17 December, 2021

How Inadequate Fund Allocation Is Creating A Stunted India

Meenakshi Thakur

Data revealed by the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) once again throws light on the paradoxical growth story of India.


19 October, 2021

Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

Outlook Web Bureau

CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several part of India, children born between 2015-19 were more malnourished than the previous generation.


19 September, 2021

Malnutrition Among Children And Pregnant Women: Elected Women Representatives To The Rescue

Madhu Joshi

Seventh September 2021 marked the initiation of the Poshan Maah – a month of outreach and awareness activities under the Government of India’s flagship POSHAN Abhiyaan to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.


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18 September, 2021

Nurtured And Nourished Minds Are More Productive, Start Early And Sustain Through Lifecourse

Dr Shweta Khandelwal

Science shows that malnutrition in early life, often manifested in form of stunting, is associated with adverse consequences in later life for morbidity and mortality, non-communicable diseases, learning capacity and productivity.


17 August, 2021

Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan Lifts 1.5 Lakh Children Out Of Malnourishment In Chattisgarh

Outlook Web Bureau

The nutrition drive has helped the state reduce the number of malnourished children by 32 per cent.


18 June, 2021

A Legal View: Faultlines in Implementation of Child Nutrition Schemes through Anganwadis

Sanand Ramakrishnan

With the success of the green revolution, the focus now shifted to solving the problem of malnutrition.


11 June, 2021

Covid Diet: Here’s What You Should Eat Post Recovery

Bipasha Das

Coronavirus diet: The Covid-19 patients with severe conditions are at a major risk of malnutrition and sarcopenia.


27 May, 2021

Try Some Sunshine Vitamin To Beat Covid-19

Urvi Arjan Gajra

Vitamin D has both anti-inflammatory and immune-regulatory properties, and is vital for the activation of immune system defense mechanism


25 May, 2021

Food Hubs To Tackle Malnutrition

Kalyani Prasher

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


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20 May, 2021

Strengthening A Nutrition Sensitive Approach In Agriculture In India

Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

The urban and rural population in India still faces nutrition linked health concerns due to a non-balanced diet. Let's take a look at how various public-private initiatives has helped in meeting the nutritional challenges.


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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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