Malnutrition

Malnutrition

More Than 80 Crore NFSA Beneficiaries To Be Provided Additional 80 Lakh Metric Tonnes Of Foodgrains Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana 2021  

This allocation would be over and above NFSA foodgrains for next two months i.e. May and June 2021 on the same pattern as the earlier “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
Healthy India News Nutrition
The planned movement of stocks of foodgrains procured in Kharif Marketing season 2020-21 and ongoing procurement in Rabi Marketing season 2021-22, will take care of any requirements during this period ...
More

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches Initiative To Spread Awareness About Nutrition

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches Initiative To Spread Awareness About Nutrition
News Nutrition
According to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in the times when the country is reeling under the onslaught of a pandemic like COVID-19, a balanced diet serves as a special tool to reduce the impact of the pandemic ...
More

Budget 2021: Increase Spending On Food Safety Net Programmes, Malnutrition And Future Pandemic Prevention, Say Experts

Budget 2021: Increase Spending On Food Safety Net Programmes, Malnutrition And Future Pandemic Prevention, Say Experts
News Swasth India
Budget 2021: Ahead of the release of Union Budget 2021 on February 1, experts share their wish list to eradicate malnutrition and move towards a healthier India ...
More

Bihar Reports A Decline In Infant And Child Mortality Rate But Rise In Prevalence Of Anaemia Causes Worry

Bihar Reports A Decline In Infant And Child Mortality Rate But Rise In Prevalence Of Anaemia Causes Worry
Bihar Swasth Report Cards
Bihar has shown an improvement in infant and child mortality, child immunisation, but there is a rise in obesity and anaemia among children and lack of early initiation of breastfeeding ...
More

53 Per Cent Of Children In India Are Not Growing Well Due To Lack Of Access To Food And Nutrition, Says A UN Report

53 Per Cent Of Children In India Are Not Growing Well Due To Lack Of Access To Food And Nutrition, Says A UN Report
Coronavirus Outbreak Health News Nutrition
According to the United Nations, even after five years of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), many key indicators related to food and nutrition still demonstrate slow or no progress and the COVID-19 pandemic will further hinder the work being done to achieve the targets by 2030 ...
More

Andhra Pradesh Reports Improvement In Infant And Child Mortality Rate But A Sharp Rise In Overweight Children

Andhra Pradesh Reports Improvement In Infant And Child Mortality Rate But A Sharp Rise In Overweight Children
Andhra Pradesh Swasth Report Cards
Andhra Pradesh has reported a drop in infant mortality rate and under-five mortality rate by 13 per cent and 13.7 per cent respectively and has shown improvement in certain parameters of malnutrition and anaemia ...
More

Despite Improved Infant And Child Mortality Rates And Feeding Practices, Malnutrition Has Increased In Kerala: NFHS-5

Despite Improved Infant And Child Mortality Rates And Feeding Practices, Malnutrition Has Increased In Kerala NFHS-5
Kerala Swachh Report Card
The prevalence of anaemia and malnutrition among children has increased in Kerala. What adds to the worry is decline in child vaccination. Here is a quick lowdown on Kerala’s performance on vital health parameters ...
More

Maharashtra Records 15 Per Cent Increase In Child Anaemia, Neonatal Mortality: National Family Health Survey

Maharashtra Records 15 Per Cent Increase In Child Anaemia, Neonatal Mortality: National Family Health Survey
Maharashtra News Swasth India
According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) – 5, neonatal mortality rate, and prevalence of overweight and stunted (low height for age) children has increased significantly in Maharashtra ...
More

Once A Child Labourer, This Hyderabad Techie Has Been Feeding Thousands Of Hungry People For Free Everyday For Last Nine Years

Swasth Warrior: Once A Child Labourer, This Hyderabad Techie Feeds Thousands Of Hungry People For Free Everyday
Malnutrition News Swasth Warrior Telangana
Malleshwar Rao, a 27-year-old resident of Hyderabad, started a “Don’t Waste Food” initiative in 2011 under which he with the help of several volunteers distribute the leftovers from large events to the poor and needy ...
More

Ladakh’s Lieutenant Governor Calls To Curb Rapid Increase In Percentage Of Overweight People

Ladakh’s Lieutenant Governor Calls To Curb Rapid Increase In Percentage Of Overweight People
News Swasth India
Ladakh Lt Governor R K Mathur directed the health department to achieve 100 percent child vaccination and find ways to promote hygiene amongst children ...
More

Uttar Pradesh Government Fights Malnutrition In State By Involving 68,000 Self-Help Women Groups, Gives Them The Duty Of Providing Take Home Ration

Uttar Pradesh Government Fights Malnutrition In State By Involving 68,000 Self-Help Women Groups, Gives Them The Duty Of Providing Take Home Ration
Malnutrition Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh government is benefiting 1.6 crore people by providing nutritious Take Home Ration via 68,000 Self-Help women group, who have been given the duty of locally sourcing the ration and distributing it in their areas in a bid to tackle malnutrition in the state ...
More

Despite Improvements In Health Services, Malnutrition Persists In West Bengal Finds NFHS-5

Despite Improvements In Health Services, Malnutrition Persists In West Bengal Finds NFHS-5
News Swasth India West Bengal
Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters like infant and child mortality rate, immunisation, malnutrition, the prevalence of anaemia as revealed by NFHS-5 ...
More