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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card' And Its Impact On Public Distribution System
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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ And Its Impact On Public Distribution System

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ will enable beneficiaries to get their quota of grains from any ration shop across the country and not just the area where the card was issued ...
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Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely
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Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, premature death by infectious-parasitic diseases, unintentional injuries and suicides were more than twice as likely for those experiencing poor access to food versus no food insecurity ...
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others ...
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An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India
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An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India

The government of India aims to achieve 90 per cent vaccination coverage among children below the age of two years and so in a bid to ease the task of immunisation for the field workers, Vihara Innovation Network has designed a vaccine delivery kit that can carry all the items required to administer vaccines in a simple and efficient manner ...
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Blog: Akshaya Patra Deploys Technology To Serve 1.8 Million Children Midday Meals
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Blog: Akshaya Patra Deploys Technology To Serve 1.8 Million Children Midday Meals

The Akshaya Patra Organisation feeds nutritious meals to more than 17.6 lakh kids everyday as part of the Midday meal programme and here is how the NGO is deploying technology to ensure efficiency and hygiene in preparation, transportation and distribution of the meals ...
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Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition
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Nutrition Expert Lauds The Gates Foundation And Government Partnership For Improving Public Health And Nutrition

The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DOHFW) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) aimed at bettering the health status of the country ...
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Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?
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Swasth Report Card: Can One Of India’s Backward States – Odisha Set A Successful Example In Reducing Malnutrition?

Odisha, one of India’s backward states which was once known for its starvation deaths has recently attained the tag of ‘Nutrition Champion’. As India marks National Nutrition Month, we look at the case study from Odisha to know what the state has done over the years to change its grim statistics ...
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Eat Right India: An Initiative To Reduce Country's Disease Burden
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Eat Right India: An Initiative To Reduce Country’s Disease Burden

To make India healthy, government has kick-started an initiative of ‘Eat Right India’, here’s all you need to know about the initiative ...
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Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts
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Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts

According to the National Nutrition Strategy of 2017, the country aims to reduce malnutrition among children by focusing on multiple factors like breastfeeding, dietary diversification, deworming and better access to clean water and sanitation among others ...
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Swasth Report Card: Karnataka Needs To Work On Tackling Malnutrition But Performs Better Than Kerala In Dealing With Anaemia
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Swasth Report Card: Karnataka Needs To Work On Tackling Malnutrition But Performs Better Than Kerala In Dealing With Anaemia

Karnataka shows huge progress in most of its health indicators – from reducing Infant Mortality Rate by 37.2 per cent, Under-Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) by 43.6 per cent and beating the records of India’s healthiest state – Kerala in reducing Anaemia, here’s Karnataka Health report card ...
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Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?
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Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?

Despite numerous government schemes and interventions, malnutrition remains a major health concern for India’s children. Here a look at the issue, Poshan Abhiyan and what can be done to meet the deadline of Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 3   ...
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How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children
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How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children

Malnutrition can cause irreversible damage to children’s brain development and their physical growth, leading to a diminished capacity to learn, poorer performance in school, greater susceptibility to infection and disease and a lifetime of lost earning potential ...
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