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Improving Sanitation To Reduce Stunting

Jul 11, 2022 Dr. Deepak Gupta

Social and behaviour change communication can help broaden and deepen Swachh Bharat Mission to end open defecation, which impacts health and also causes stunting in children

How Inadequate Fund Allocation Is Creating A Stunted India

Dec 17, 2021 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.


Global Hunger Index Doesn't Reflect India's True Picture; Index Flawed Measure Of Hunger: Government

As per the GHI report, the composite GHI scores of India have improved from 38.8 in 2000 to 27.5 in 2021. Thus, the country has shown consistent improvement over the years.

Stunting And Sanitation In India: More Questions Than Answers

Feb 03, 2021 Payal Seth

The link between open defecation (OD) and stunting has been well-established in literature on the subject


Watch: French Cyclist Climbs 768 Steps In Just 30 Minutes Without His Feet Touching The Ground

The challenge was performed at the Trinity Tower, which is a newly opened skyscraper in France.

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15 January, 2021

How To Improve Food Security And Nutritional Outcomes

Mr. Vijay Avinandan

Food security and nutrition in India have worsened since the last NFHS round with 18 states showing worsened stunting levels among children under five.


24 August, 2020

Want Food Security? Try Dietary Diversity

Shoba Suri

Lack of dietary diversity--adequate intake of food from all the food groups -- can be more harmful to health than infectious diseases


28 July, 2020

6.7 M Children Under 5 Could Suffer From Wasting Due To COVID-19

As part of its Reimagine campaign, UNICEF calls for accelerated action to prevent and treat malnutrition caused by pandemic


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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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