Poshan Maah 2020
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National Nutrition Month: How SuPoshan Sanginis Are Spreading The Idea Of Nutrition And Supporting POSHAN Abhiyaan

National Nutrition Month: How SuPoshan Sanginis Are Spreading The Idea Of Nutrition And Supporting POSHAN Abhiyaan
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SuPoshan Sanginis are women volunteers who support Anganwadi and ASHA workers. Their main role is to identify malnourished children, anaemic girls and women and support them through nutrition plan
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National Nutrition Month: Akshaya Patra Foundation Is Improving Nutritional Quality Of Mid-day Meals Through Fortification

National Nutrition Month: Akshaya Patra Foundation Is Improving Nutritional Quality Of Mid-day Meals Through Fortification
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In 2016, the Akshaya Patra Foundation introduced fortified rice in meals provided under mid-day meal scheme in Gujarat and Karnataka and recorded significant improvement in malnourishment levels among children
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From A Care Giver To A Care Seeker: A COVID Warrior Who Is Back On Frontlines After Defeating COVID-19

From A Care Giver To A Care Seeker: A COVID Warrior Who Is Back On Frontlines After Defeating COVID-19
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Dr Prashant Borade started with COVID-19 patients in critical care in March and contracted COVID-19 in the line of duty in June but now he is back to treating patients
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"Coronavirus Pandemic Is An Experience Of A Life-time", Says 24-year-old Nurse From Delhi Who Was On COVID Duty For 3 Months

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Meet 24-year-old Roji George, a staff nurse and a COVID warrior at Delhi’s Fortis Hospital who shares her experience of battling the pandemic from the frontlines for the first time
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Indian Medical Association Calls Out The Indifference Towards ‘National Heroes’, Releases A List Of 382 Doctors Who Died Of COVID-19

Indian Medical Association Calls Out The Indifference Towards ‘National Heroes’, Releases A List Of 382 Doctors Who Died Of COVID-19
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In a strongly worded letter, the Indian Medical Association has called out the central government for not having any data on doctors and healthcare workers who died while treating COVID-19 patients
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India Sees A Decline Of 70 Per Cent In Under-five Mortality Rate In Past Three Decades, What Is The Way Forward

India Sees A Decline Of 70 Per Cent In Under-five Mortality Rate In Past Three Decades, What Is The Way Forward
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Despite a global decline of around 60 per cent in under-five mortality and 52 per cent drop in neonatal mortality, countries across the world will fail to achieve targets set under Sustainable Development Goals, according to the United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME)
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National Nutrition Month: Can India Piggy Bank On Food Fortification To Achieve The Goal Of POSHAN Abhiyaan?

National Nutrition Month: Can India Piggy Bank On Food Fortification To Achieve The Goal Of POSHAN Abhiyaan?
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National Nutrition Month 2020: Food fortification is considered one of the best ways to add micronutrients in staple food items without changing its taste, aroma or texture
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POSHAN Maah 2020: Three Different Ways Of Food Fortification Explained

POSHAN Maah 2020: Three Different Ways Of Food Fortification Explained
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The process of including key vitamins and minerals such as iron, iodine, zinc, vitamins A and D to staple food items like rice, wheat, oil, milk, and salt is called food fortification
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‘To All The Coronavirus Helpers, Thank You’, Says Google Doodle As It Reminds Users Of The Frontline Warriors

‘To All The Coronavirus Helpers, Thank You’, Says Google Doodle As It Reminds Users Of The Frontline Warriors
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Google appreciates those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle through an animated Google Doodle series ‘Thank You: Coronavirus Helpers’
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National Nutrition Month: Uttar Pradesh Government And World Food Programme Join Hands To Provide Nutritious Take Home Ration

National Nutrition Month: Uttar Pradesh Government And World Food Programme Join Hands To Provide Nutritious Take Home Ration
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Uttar Pradesh government and World Food Programme will set up 204 nutrition production units across 18 districts to produce nutritious take home ration for children, pregnant women, lactating mothers and adolescent girls
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27-year-old Woman Is The First Reported Case Of Coronavirus Reinfection In Bengaluru, Experts Explain What It Means

27-year-old Woman Is The First Reported Case Of Coronavirus Reinfection In Bengaluru, Experts Explain What It Means
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27-year-old woman from Bengaluru has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus within a month of recovering from COVID-19. Test results showed she had no antibodies against the virus
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results: Jharkhand Is India’s Cleanest Small State, Four Cities Also Get Awarded

Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results: Jharkhand Is India’s Cleanest Small State, Four Cities Also Get Awarded
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results: Jharkhand is the ‘Best Performing State’ in the category of less than 100 urban local bodies
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National Nutrition Week: Experts Give Tips On Nutrition And Eating Habits During COVID-19

National Nutrition Week: Experts Give Tips On Nutrition And Eating Habits During COVID-19
National Nutrition Week 2020 India: Along with following COVID precautionary measures like hand hygiene, social distancing, it is important to take care of overall physical and mental health
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COVID Fighters: “Personal Protection Gear Is My Second Skin Now,” Says A Doctor Six Months Into Fighting The Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID Fighters: “Personal Protection Gear Is My Second Skin Now,” Says A Doctor Six Months Into Fighting The Coronavirus Pandemic
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Dr. Shruti Tandan, Consultant Critical Care Medicine at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai talks about fighting the pandemic from the frontline and shares the challenges and learnings
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