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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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The India State-Level Disease Burden report shows that Under-5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) dropped in the country since 2000 by 49 per cent
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Child, Maternal Malnutrition Led To 68 Per Cent Under-Five Fatalities In India

According to experts, while the efforts to control coronavirus should be strengthened as much as possible, other crucial health issues in the country like malnutrition should also continue to receive attention ...
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Swasth Report Card: Rural Areas In Rajasthan Are Still Lagging Behind In Healthcare
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Swasth Report Card: Rural Areas In Rajasthan Are Still Lagging Behind In Healthcare

A lowdown on Rajasthan’s performance on health parameters and how the state over the years has surpassed the national performance across some indicators while seen a negative trend in other parameters ...
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Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children
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Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children

A lowdown on Punjab’s performance on health parameters and how the state has fared in term of the health of women and children of the state ...
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Obesity Is Much More Complex Than Just Being Excess Calories Or High Body Mass Index, Say Researchers
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Obesity Is Much More Complex Than Just Being Excess Calories Or High Body Mass Index, Say Researchers

In a recent study published in the journal ‘Obesity’, researchers have proposed a new classification system for obesity that incorporates various complications associated with it to help the patients get better treatments and therapies ...
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17 Students Hospitalised In Ajmer After Consuming Milk During Mid-Day Meal
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17 Students Hospitalised In Ajmer After Consuming Milk During Mid-Day Meal

The students from Arjun Pura Khalsa School were hospitalised after they complained of nausea, diarrhoea and stomach cramps ...
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NHRC is also seeking a detailed report, including the data pertaining to effective implementation of social welfare schemes in the district Basti
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Uttar Pradesh: A Family Loses Four Members In Six Years To Malnutrition, Human Rights Commission Writes To The State Government

After reports from UP revealed the death of four family members in the last six years due to Malnutrition, the National Human Rights Commission has written to the Uttar Pradesh government calling the case as “a matter of concern” ...
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Budget 2020 - Nutrition budget allocation of Rs. 35,600 crore as proposed in budget 2020-21 is a welcome move: Experts
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Budget 2020: Experts React To The Rs 35,600 Crores Allocation For ‘Nutrition Related Programmes’

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated Rs 35,600 crores for ‘nutrition related programmes’ for the Financial year 2020-21. Experts explain what that could mean to the nutrition status of the country ...
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Maharashtra’s ‘Shivbhojan’ Scheme Provides Wholesome Meals To Disadvantaged People Across The State At Rs. 10
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Maharashtra’s ‘Shivbhojan’ Scheme Provides Wholesome Meals To Disadvantaged People Across The State At Rs. 10

Launched on January 26, ‘Shivbhojan’ scheme aims to provide freshly cooked meals at a subsidised rate of Rs. 10 at 122 centres across Maharashtra ...
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For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign
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For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign

Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched 'Gujarat Poshan Abhiyan 2020-22', a state-wide drive against malnutrition ...
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More than 60 per cent of premature deaths can be attributed to preventable cardiovascular disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes
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Malnutrition-Free India: Researchers Develop Tool To Tackle Diet Epidemic In India

New Delhi: As a disproportionately high number of premature deaths in India are caused by preventable diet-related disease, researchers from several institutes including those from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi are collaborating to develop a measurement tool to capture dietary data at a national ...
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