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Coronavirus Outbreak: World Food Programme Chief Warns Of ‘Hunger Pandemic’ As COVID-19 Spreads

Coronavirus Outbreak: World Food Programme Chief Warns Of ‘Hunger Pandemic’ As COVID-19 Spreads
Coronavirus Outbreak Malnutrition News
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

Unsafe Water, Air Pollution Among Leading Causes Of Under 5 Fatalities In India Along With Malnutrition: Study
Malnutrition News Swasth India
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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Child, Maternal Malnutrition Led To 68 Per Cent Under-Five Fatalities In India

The India State-Level Disease Burden report shows that Under-5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) dropped in the country since 2000 by 49 per cent
Malnutrition News Swasth 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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COVID-19 Could Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Additional Child Death: United Nations

The pandemic has also exacerbated the learning crisis as 188 countries have imposed countrywide school closures, affecting more than 1.5 billion children and youth
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
United Nations says that an estimated 42-66 million children could fall into extreme poverty as a result of the coronavirus crisis this year, adding to the estimated 386 million children already in extreme poverty in 2019 ...
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Swasth Report Card: Rural Areas In Rajasthan Are Still Lagging Behind In Healthcare

Swasth Report Card: Rural Areas In Rajasthan Are Still Lagging Behind In Healthcare
Malnutrition News Rajasthan Swasth India Swasth Report Cards
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

Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children
Malnutrition News Punjab Swasth India Swasth Report Cards
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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Ladies, This Women’s Day Take The Pledge To Stay Healthy And Guard Against These Common Health Problems Faced By Women In India

This Women’s Day, we draw attention to some of the serious health issues that women in India
Swasth India Women's Day Special
Years of gender bias has meant that women have been denied basics like access to nutritious food, sanitation and health care facilities, so this Women’s Day, we look at some of the critical health issues faced by women in India  ...
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My School, My Farm: This IAS Officer’s Brainchild Has Led To A Poshan Revolution In A Remote Mizoram District

Lawngtlai has 35.3 per cent stunted, 21.3 per cent underweight and 5.9 per cent severely wasted (low weight-for-height) children under the age of 5, which is the highest in Mizoram
Mizoram Nutrition Swasth India Women's Day Special
Mizoram’s Deputy Commissioner Shashanka Ala started the ‘My School My Farm’ initiative, where in order to improve the nutritional status of the meals served in schools, home grown vegetables are in the campus  ...
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International Women’s Day Special: Celebrate The Work Of Women Swasth Warriors Who Are Making India Healthy

International Women’s Day Special: Celebrate The Work Of Women Swasth Warriors Who Are Making India Healthy
Swasth India Swasth Warrior Women's Day Special
On this International Women’s Day we take a look at the work of such women swasth warriors who are working relentlessly to make India a swasth country ...
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Malnutrition – Free India: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Launches ‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyan’ In Kota

Speaking at the launch of 'Suposhit Maa Abhiyan' in Kota, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said the Abhiyan is a campaign to preserve and maintain the health of our future generations
News Nutrition Swasth India
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in Kota said that under the Suposhit Maa Abhiyan, 1,000 pregnant women would be given food items for one month ...
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Obesity Is Much More Complex Than Just Being Excess Calories Or High Body Mass Index, Say Researchers

Obesity Is Much More Complex Than Just Being Excess Calories Or High Body Mass Index, Say Researchers
Malnutrition News Swasth India
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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Uttar Pradesh: A Family Loses Four Members In Six Years To Malnutrition, Human Rights Commission Writes To The State Government

NHRC is also seeking a detailed report, including the data pertaining to effective implementation of social welfare schemes in the district Basti
Malnutrition News
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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