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Childhood cancer in India: From symptoms to role of nutrition, all you need to know

November 10, 2021 2:23 pm

Approximately 50,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year in India; that's about one child every 11 minutes

Melghat malnutrition: Bombay HC questions state govt over insufficient measures to stop deaths of children

September 13, 2021 10:12 pm

The petitioner told the bench that in the last month amid Covid-19, over 40 children died in the region due to malnutrition despite the court’s order to ensure proper health facilities in tribal areas.

UN Food Systems Summit 2021: What does 'healthy diet' mean?

August 28, 2021 12:34 pm

Ahead of the September 2021 UN Food Systems Summit 2021, here's a look at an UN paper explaining what a healthy diet is all about

Evidence-based nutritional interventions can have long-term positive impacts on mothers and children's health

March 31, 2021 6:32 pm

Simple interventions like vitamin A, deworming and multiple micronutrient supplementation can improve nutritional outcomes in children.

Why early child development needs urgent focus

January 31, 2021 6:52 pm

A rights-based approach, centred on marginalised communities, is imperative for the purpose.

If improvement is norm, it is important to be alert to patterns of stagnation in child nutrition indicators

January 02, 2021 8:58 am

Jean Dreze writes: Surjit Bhalla picks on data, but fails to debunk evidence of alarming trends in child nutrition.

ExplainSpeaking: Economics behind India’s rising child malnutrition

December 21, 2020 1:13 pm

The latest National Family Health Survey data shows that in several parts of India, children born between 2014 and 2019 are more malnourished than the previous generation

May our children forgive us

December 20, 2020 3:51 pm

Demonetisation, the slowdown of the economy over 8 quarters, the pandemic, the loss of jobs, homes and livelihoods, the migration of millions and the recession have greatly impacted the nutritional status of our children.

New evidence on child nutrition calls for radical expansion of child development services

December 17, 2020 8:50 am

If India’s overwhelming goal is to become a $5 trillion economy within a few years, there is no reason to pay attention to children. But if it is development in the full sense of the term, then child development is paramount.

Hunger alarm

December 15, 2020 8:47 am

NFHS data on child malnourishment presents sobering picture. Government must go back to drawing board, plug holes.