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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Fortifying India

FORTIFYING INDIA NEWS

Stalled pilot project could be lodestar for Karnataka nutrition drive

September 23, 2020 8:09 am

The project had focused on the scourge of malnutrition and anaemia, particularly among children and women.

‘Covid-19 has brought to light importance of Take-Home Rations programme’

September 18, 2020 6:31 pm

We spoke Kalpana Beesabathuni, Global Lead for Technology and Entrepreneurship at Sight and Life Foundation

How we need to build sustainable systems for a malnutrition-free India

September 14, 2020 9:24 pm

It is imperative to tailor policy implementation at the district level to local needs and eating habits which is important to bring the change at the grassroots level.

How India’s war on malnutrition is transitioning into high gear

September 09, 2020 3:56 pm

Cultural changes acting as a drag on rate of reduction of malnutrition, despite economic factors becoming more conducive

‘We educate women and girls as to what to eat and do to protect their health’

September 17, 2020 10:18 pm

Maharashtra is one state where the government has proactively intervened to ensure a good nutritious diet for children, especially girls. We spoke to Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Yashomati Thakur on what the state has done and what else is being planned.

In Assam, a sweet way to fight anaemia: amla candy

September 02, 2020 2:35 pm

Across various Anganwadi centres in Assam's Hailakandi district, an 'amla candy' initiative was launched last year.

Empower community resource professionals to prevent a crisis of malnutrition

September 01, 2020 9:17 am

Covid-19 has only increased the prevailing inequality in child nutrition and health. Children are more vulnerable now as their parents have lost their jobs and incomes