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How Has COVID-19 Impacted The Nutritional Status Of India’s Children? An On-Ground Report From Non-Profit Organisation CRY

How Has COVID-19 Impacted The Nutritional Status Of India’s Children? An On-Ground Report From Non-Profit Organisation CRY
Coronavirus Outbreak National Nutrition Month Nutrition Swasth India
The non-profit organisation, Child’s Rights and You (CRY) shares some on-ground stories of how underprivileged families are struggling with the double whammy of COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on malnutrition  ...
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POSHAN Maah 2020: Three Different Ways Of Food Fortification Explained

POSHAN Maah 2020: Three Different Ways Of Food Fortification Explained
National Nutrition Month Nutrition Swasth India
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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Poshan Maah 2020: What Has Been The Impact Of COVID-19 Pandemic On India’s Malnutrition Targets

Poshan Maah 2020: What Has Been The Impact Of COVID-19 Pandemic On India’s Malnutrition Targets
Coronavirus Outbreak National Nutrition Month Nutrition Swasth India
Poshan Maah 2020: What is the impact of coronavirus on India’s malnutrition targets? Can India achieve its Nutritional goals? NDTV speaks with experts to understand the impact of COVID pandemic on India’s health ...
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“Nutrition Is More Than food, More Than Hunger,” UNICEF India’s Arjan De Wagt Talks About The Impact Of COVID-19 On Poshan Abhiyan 

“Nutrition Is More Than food, More Than Hunger,” UNICEF India’s Arjan De Wagt Talks About The Impact Of COVID19 On Poshan Abhiyan
Coronavirus Outbreak National Nutrition Month Nutrition Swasth India
UNICEF India’s Chief of Nutrition, Arjan De Wagt talks about COVID-19 and its impact on POSHAN Abhiyan  ...
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Launches Nutrition Schemes Aimed At Providing Nutritious Food To Women, Children

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

21 Per Cent Children Undernourished, We Must Invest In Early Childhood For Realising Potential: Venkaiah Naidu
Malnutrition News
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

Obese People At Higher Risk Of COVID-19 Complications: Study
Coronavirus Outbreak Malnutrition News
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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Ensure Continuity Of Learning For All Children, Provision Of Nutritious Food: Save The Children

Ensure Continuity Of Learning For All Children, Provision Of Nutritious Food: Save The Children
Coronavirus Outbreak News Nutrition
In a statement, the non-profit organisation, Save The Children recommended strengthening awareness amid the children regarding COVID-19 and ensuring uninterrupted provision of safe and nutritious food to children, especially mid-day meals ...
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Excerpt From Nutrition India Programme Report: Every Rs. 1 Invested In The Programme Delivers Rs. 36.90 Of Social Value

Excerpt From The nutrition India Programme Report By Reckitt Benckiser
Maharashtra Nutrition India Programme Season 6 Highlights
Child malnutrition has emerged as a silent national emergency and the greatest human development challenge for India. According to the World Health Organization, child malnutrition accounts of 68 per cent of all infant mortality rate in India. In 2019, Reckitt Benckiser conceptualised Nutrition India Programme with an aim to work together with the communities, to push for solutions more rapidly on the ground. The programme is presently working with the Maharashtra government to end malnutrition in state’s Amravati and Nandurbar districts, considered to be one of the toughest regions. Here's an excerpt from the report explaining the impact of the programme so far. ...
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Nutrition India Programme: The Economic Advantages Of Investing In Country’s Healthcare

Nutrition India Programme: The Economic Advantages Of Investing In Country’s Healthcare
Features Maharashtra Nutrition India Programme Season 6 Highlights
Reckitt Benckiser’s Nutrition India Programme shows why investing in the country’s healthcare system is so important ...
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How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?

How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?
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Mid-Day Meal Scheme has not only played a significant role in increasing enrolment and improving the attendance of children in the schools, but it is also a way to ensure the nutritional security of children. What is the status of mid-day meals during the COVID-19? ...
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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

COVID-19 Crisis: Deaths Related To Hunger Among Children May Increase By 12.8 Lakh This Year Due To The Pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak Malnutrition News
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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