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Ministries Of Women And Child Development, AYUSH Sign MoU For Eradication Of Malnutrition
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Ministries Of Women And Child Development, AYUSH Sign MoU For Eradication Of Malnutrition

While AYUSH would provide technical guidance for various interventions on malnutrition, WCD Ministry will enable outreach of AYUSH through Anganwadi Centres ...
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Poshan Maah 2020: Why Protecting Health And Nutrition Rights Of Children During COVID-19 Is Important For India, Experts Speak
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Poshan Maah 2020: Why Protecting Health And Nutrition Rights Of Children During COVID-19 Is Important For India, Experts Speak

India’s nutrition levels were not at its best shape much before coronavirus crisis hit and the pandemic has worsened the situation, experts discuss on ground realties and solutions ...
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In COVID-19 Pandemic, More And More Families Are Going Hungry Thereby Impacting India’s Nutritional Status: NGO Save The Children
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In COVID-19 Pandemic, More And More Families Are Going Hungry Thereby Impacting India’s Nutritional Status: NGO Save The Children

NDTV speaks with Dr. Antaryami Dash, Head, Nutrition of Save the Children NGO, for key insights into the recent on-ground survey done by the NGO to learn about the impact of coronavirus on India’s nutritional targets and health ...
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National Nutrition Month: Can India Piggy Bank On Food Fortification To Achieve The Goal Of POSHAN Abhiyaan?
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National Nutrition Month: Can India Piggy Bank On Food Fortification To Achieve The Goal Of POSHAN Abhiyaan?

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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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Launches Nutrition Schemes Aimed At Providing Nutritious Food To Women, Children
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Launches Nutrition Schemes Aimed At Providing Nutritious Food To Women, Children

On September 7, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched two nutrition schemes 'YSR Sampoorna Poshana' and 'YSR Sampoorna Poshana Plus' which aim at providing nutritious food to pregnant women, lactating mothers and children ...
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21 Per Cent Children Undernourished, We Must Invest In Early Childhood For Realising Potential: Venkaiah Naidu
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21 Per Cent Children Undernourished, We Must Invest In Early Childhood For Realising Potential: Venkaiah Naidu

On September 4, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu released 'The State of Young Child in India' report, a comprehensive account of the challenges related to early child development in India ...
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Obese People At Higher Risk Of COVID-19 Complications: Study
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Obese People At Higher Risk Of COVID-19 Complications: Study

A new study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises concerns about the impact of obesity on the effectiveness of a future COVID-19 vaccine ...
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COVID-19 Crisis: Deaths Related To Hunger Among Children May Increase By 12.8 Lakh This Year Due To The Pandemic
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COVID-19 Crisis: Deaths Related To Hunger Among Children May Increase By 12.8 Lakh This Year Due To The Pandemic

The United Nations has warned that over 5.5 lakh additional children each month are being struck by malnutrition around the world ...
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India Observed A Decline Of 60 Million Undernourished People In 2019, Reveals The Latest UN Report
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India Observed A Decline Of 60 Million Undernourished People In 2019, Reveals The Latest UN Report 

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World reports that the number of undernourished people in India has declined from 249.4 million in 2004–06 to 189.2 million in 2017–19, while obesity among people and anaemia among women has gone up ...
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Nutrition India Programme Is Addressing Malnutrition In Two Of The Worst Affected Districts Of Maharashtra
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Nutrition India Programme Is Addressing Malnutrition In Two Of The Worst Affected Districts Of Maharashtra

The Nutrition India Programme was piloted during 2019-20 and is now helping 32,900 children under the age of 5 amd 3,900 pregnant women ...
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Coronavirus Outbreak: World Food Programme Chief Warns Of ‘Hunger Pandemic’ As COVID-19 Spreads
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Coronavirus Outbreak: World Food Programme Chief Warns Of ‘Hunger Pandemic’ As COVID-19 Spreads

According to United Nations' World Food Programme, the world faces "mega-famines" if enough actions are not taken to combat the ripple effects of coronavirus pandemic on the economically poor countries which are already grappling with food insecurity ...
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Unsafe Water, Air Pollution Among Leading Causes Of Under 5 Fatalities In India Along With Malnutrition: Study
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Unsafe Water, Air Pollution Among Leading Causes Of Under 5 Fatalities In India Along With Malnutrition: Study

New studies on child survival show that more than 30 per cent of total districts in the country would need higher reduction in U5MR and 60 per cent of total districts would need higher reduction in NMR in order to meet 2030 SDGs ...
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