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Malnutrition predominant risk factor for 68 per cent deaths in under-5 children in 2017: Report

This study provides a comprehensive account of the burden of child and maternal malnutrition in every state of India from 1990 to 2017.

Palghar: Spike in moderate malnourishment as six-meals-a-day scheme rolled back

A Palghar district official said they had used District Planning and Development Council’s fund to stretch the six meals up till March after the programme was modified. “But funds exhausted thereafter,” he said.


Chhattisgarh government to launch scheme providing free meals to those affected by anaemia, malnutrition

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel made the announcement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and said that while initial pilot projects are already in operation in Bastar, the scheme would first be launched on October 2.

Proper nutrition policy can cut diet-related deaths in India: Experts

In 2018, India ranked 103rd among 119 countries on the Global Hunger Index. The country slipped three positions from its 100th rank in 2017. It was among the list of 45 nations that have serious levels of hunger.

Polls will come and go, but harsh figures about our children will continue to rankle

New report gives constituency-wise data for malnutrition. High-profile MPs have not paid attention to a grave issue in their backyard.

Kolkata: TB related to malnutrition, govt did not acknowledge this, says report

While the officials had declared Tuberculosis (TB) as the cause of the seven deaths, the Right to Food Campaign report, which was released in November, said that TB as a disease is intrinsically related to malnutrition.


New Delhi: ‘Sisters found dead in Mandawali died of malnutrition’

“The three girls died allegedly due to starvation after their parents were forced to vacate their house,” said a police officer.

WCD Ministry to give awards to people who helped in implementation of Poshan Abhiyaan

The government had last month decided to observe every September as the National Nutrition Month to mark the country's fight against malnutrition.

Maharashtra moots two-tier model to implement schemes to check malnutrition

The government is adopting best practices to reduce the malnutrition cases and this has shown tremendous results, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told PTI.

Malnutrition, poor education hit Odisha's development: NITI

Grassroot level development needs inclusion of all the stakeholders like civil society organizations, policy makers, government officials, academia and community-based organizations, Kumar said.