Monday, Jun 17, 2024 | Last Update : 07:06 AM IST

malnutrition Page-2

Seek corporate help to tackle malnutrition in state: Court

The court then said that the state needs to sit with doctors’ organisations and fix incentives.

12 Jun 2018 5:43 AM

Malnutrition: India’s silent catastrophe

Malnutrition threatens a child’s physical as well as mental wellbeing for many years to come.

07 May 2018 12:37 AM

Nutrition and changing food environment of Delhi

“Eradication of malnutrition is a concern of different countries across the world,” he added.

31 Mar 2018 5:16 AM

MP: Tribal villages show the way to combat malnutrition

A low-cost model using traditional delicacies has helped children gain weight naturally as villagers donate their surplus grains for the project.

26 Feb 2018 4:47 AM

Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

The findings suggest that nutritional interventions in South Asia could help prevent hearing loss.

09 Feb 2018 11:15 AM


‘Over 30 per cent city kids under 5 years stunted’

The survey was carried out and released by Naandi Foundation and members of the Citizens’ Alliance against Malnutrition (CAAM).

08 Feb 2018 2:18 AM

Hunger-stricken kids in city slums

Umemployment too was found to be a major reason.

05 Feb 2018 2:15 AM

Malnutrition ravages India’s children

Most child deaths in India occur from treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and complications at birth.

03 Jan 2018 1:13 AM

Guest Column: Lifespan is increasing, but right to dignity is elusive

With 93% of India’s workforce being from the informal sector, their livelihoods are precarious and often hazardous.

29 Dec 2017 1:49 AM

India has more hungry than North Korea, Myanmar, finds research

According to World Economic Forum, India ranked 100 out of 119 countries, faring poorly on Global Hunger Index (GHI, pdf) for 2017.

21 Nov 2017 8:12 AM


Cabinet likely to approve Rs 9,000 cr National Nutrition Mission to check malnutrition

To arrest growing IMR, the initiative will on tracking the nutrition of such children from the time of their birth till they touch two years.

16 Nov 2017 5:06 AM

State to list steps against malnutrition

The Bombay high court on Wednesday allowed the state government two weeks’ time to file an affidavit.

16 Nov 2017 2:18 AM

States can feed malnourished kids therapeutic food: Centre

According to the National Family Health Survey-4, over 93 lakh children in the country suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM).

13 Nov 2017 1:09 AM

Infant malnutrition deaths fall in Palghar

Deaths were reported in Jawhar, Mokhada and Vikramgad areas of Palghar.

11 Nov 2017 1:49 AM

Diet akin to ancestors could boost health, says study

Malnutrition problems can be traced to poor-quality diets lacking in diversity, recent phenomenon in evolutionary history, say researchers.

04 Nov 2017 11:12 AM


18-month-old toddler dies of malnutrition in Karjat

Sonali weighed only 1.5kg, according to the officer.

24 Oct 2017 1:42 AM

Act Now for Better Nutrition

Over five years ago, the then Prime Minister had called malnutrition in India a “national shame”.

22 Oct 2017 3:36 AM

State government will issue GR to eliminate malnourishment

The proposed measures include provision of food and medicines to infants.

14 Oct 2017 3:52 AM

Health scheme for Melghat’s kids, mothers launched

The five-year programme of Rs 128 crore was approved by the Centre this year and Maharashtra has its share of Rs 4.5 crore.

30 Sep 2017 1:57 AM

A ‘women-centric’ approach for gains in nutrition

On the one hand, there are states like Kerala and Goa which have a low burden of undernutrition.

27 Sep 2017 3:15 AM