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Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India

Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India
Malnutrition Swasth India
Various reports published over the last one month – Global Hunger Index, UNICEF’S State Of the World’s Children – among others, have highlighted the crisis of Malnutrition in India ...
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Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee

Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee
Malnutrition News Swasth India
Winner of the prestigious Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award 2019, Basanta Kumar Kar says that improving the status of nutrition among people can empower them and will have a positive impact on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country ...
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Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report

Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report
Malnutrition Swasth India
A report by NGO Praja ‘State of Health Of Children In Anganwadis and Municipal Schools’ in Mumbai highlighted few disturbing trends about malnutrition and undernutrition in the city ...
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State

West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State
Malnutrition News Swasth India West Bengal
The topmost priority in the five-step agenda, laid down by the West Bengal government and UNICEF to address malnutrition, is empowering families, children and young people to demand nutritious food by improving nutrition education ...
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Even Though India Sees Improvement In Most Health Indicators, Is The Vision Of Swasth India Still A Distant Dream? 

Even Though India Sees Improvement In Most Health Indicators, Is The Vision Of Swasth India Still A Distant Dream?
Swachh India Swachh Report Card
India continues to perform poorly in various international health index reports by recording most malnutrition and anaemia cases and deaths, here is the Swasth report of the country  ...
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Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women

Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women
Malnutrition News Swasth India
As rates of obesity continue to grow worldwide, scientists have begun to suspect that excess weight might lead to or exacerbate other causes of death besides heart disease and type 2 diabetes ...
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Other Than Junk Food, Here’s Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity

Other Than Junk Food, Here's Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity
Malnutrition News Swasth India
Obesity is increasing at a 2.3 per cent rate each year among school-aged children, which is unacceptably high and indicates worrisome prospects for the next generation's health, the study stated ...
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
Malnutrition News Swasth India
Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017 ...
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Obesity Rates Soar Due To Dramatic Global Diet Shift: Food And Agriculture Organisation

Obesity Rates Soar Due To Dramatic Global Diet Shift: Food And Agriculture Organisation
Malnutrition News Swasth India
According to UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Globalisation, urbanisation and growth in income are major reasons behind the diet shift as people find less time to cook at home, and rely mostly on fast-food outlets, street food vendors and takeaway meals due to their busy schedules ...
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Evolve Policy For Those Who Do Not Have Ration Cards: Delhi High Court To Central Government

Evolve Policy For Those Who Do Not Have Ration Cards: Delhi HC To Centre
Delhi Malnutrition News Swasth India
In a bid to prevent deaths due to starvation and malnutrition, the Delhi High Court has directed the central and the Delhi government to issue ration cards to the marginalised sections of the society to enable them to receive ration from the Fair Price Shop (FDS) situated near their residence ...
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Despite Having Enough Food, Humanity Risks Hunger ‘Crises’: Report

Despite Having Enough Food, Humanity Risks Hunger ‘Crises’: Report
News Swasth India
The report, Food Systems at Risk, presented to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, warned that the problem of poor nutrition will only get worse if current trends are not reversed ...
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Malnutrition: Now Schools To Have Nutrition Gardens To Educate Children About Nutritious Food

Malnutrition: Now Schools To Have Nutrition Gardens To Educate Children About Nutritious Food
Malnutrition News Swasth India
The proposed Nutrition Garden in schools would help in addressing issues such as malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies among school children, says Ministry of Human Resource Development ...
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