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Gujarat BJP chief says workers given 90-day target to end malnourishment in state

May 14, 2022 7:13 pm

Party state president CR Paatil says he has appealed to cadres to take care of one malnourished child each in the state where 39 per cent of under-five children are chronically undernourished or stunted.

Bombay HC asks state govt to prepare plan to address malnutrition in tribal areas

December 21, 2021 8:04 am

The court also remarked that the tribal population is required to join the mainstream healthcare facilities and the government should encourage the same through initiatives.

From promoting brain health to keeping heart diseases at bay: The many health benefits of eggs

December 14, 2021 5:47 pm

Eggs are a powerhouse as they are rich in all nine essential amino acids, the building blocks of protein which the body can’t make by itself, said Sakina Diwan, Dietician, Bhatia Hospital.

Karnataka: Govt school students in 6 districts to get boiled eggs, bananas to fight malnutrition

November 25, 2021 5:18 pm

Students aged 6-15 from Bidar, Raichur, Kalaburagi, Yadgir, Koppal, Ballari, Vijayapura, and Dharwad will be the beneficiaries of the scheme.

Survey identifies 18,914 children with severe acute malnutrition in Maharashtra

October 07, 2021 12:50 pm

Of these, the survey has found that 1,578 children need the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre’s intervention.

Will appoint senior IPS as court officer to visit tribal areas: HC to Maharashtra govt

October 04, 2021 8:31 pm

HC asks state to provide details of pregnant women, infants suffering from malnutrition, medical facilities available to them

Tackling malnutrition has become harder in the pandemic: ICMR-NIN Director

September 24, 2021 12:41 pm

The first nationwide lockdown in 2020 affected food supply chains, making it harder to access perishable nutritious foods like fruits, vegetables, poultry and meat, at least for some time.

Over 60 per cent people ignore early signs of poor nerve health: Survey

September 08, 2021 2:36 pm

Results revealed limited knowledge about nerve health. While people had experienced symptoms related to nerve damage only 50 per cent related it to nerve health

Maharashtra flags off pilot project to track migration, ensure state benefits reach migrant children

September 02, 2021 7:06 am

Project aims to tackle malnourishment in children; to be implemented in 4 districts for now.

PM announces rice fortification plan to tackle malnutrition

August 16, 2021 5:09 am

The announcement is significant as the country has high levels of malnutrition among women and children.