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Malnutrition

Breaking The Intergenerational Malnutrition Cycle By Starting Young

Jan 08, 2022 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.

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

Dec 20, 2021 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.


How Inadequate Fund Allocation Is Creating A Stunted India

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.

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

Oct 19, 2021 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.


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

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.


16 May, 2021

Meet A Young Change Maker From Tonk

Poshan Desk

17-year old Ravina Bairwa is a grassroots champion who hopes the second wave of COVID-19 will not deny rural girls their health rights


12 May, 2021

Diet Management In The Times of Self-isolation

Bipasha Das

Here are some food items and tips for quick meal fixes that will keep you healthy this quarantine


09 May, 2021

Reducing Early Pregnancy Key to Safe Motherhood

Population Foundation Of India

On International Mothers’ Day, let's look at the adverse impact of motherhood on adolescent wellbeing


01 May, 2021

To Stem Inter-Generational Malnutrition, Try Community Management

Prof. N.K. Ganguly

The implementation of a community-based approach can alleviate a lot of nutritional issues


19 April, 2021

Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

Santanu Mishra

A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through various Government schemes


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15 April, 2021

Poshan Gyan: A National Digital Repository On Health And Nutrition

PTI

High malnutrition persists despite surplus food; behavioral change needed, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar


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.

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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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