User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Child Malnutrition
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Why women serving as frontline health workers in India do not even get the minimum wage 14.11.2018 Scroll.in
The Centre has marginally increased honorariums for ASHA and anganwadi workers but continues to treat them as honorary volunteers, not employees.
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Nutrition Programmes, Education May Help Lower Anaemia In India 13.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to a study published in the BMJ Global Health Journal, improved public health and nutrition programmes for children under five years of age, and higher education and wealth among expectant...
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Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India 13.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India
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Opinion: Factors that will boost healthcare 13.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Dharminder Nagar Despite making significant advances in the field of healthcare, India continues to perform poorly on a number of health parameters. According to a recent report compiled by the NGO Sukarya, India is home to more than 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children even as malnutrition causes almost 45 per cent of deaths in children below five years of age. A Ministry of Health & Family Welfare backed exercise to ascertain India’s health statistics initiated in 2015 pointed to a changing pattern of disease burden as well as glaring discrepancies in health status of different states. The study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) concluded that even though life expectancy at birth had improved at the national level, severe inequalities persisted between states. Accessibility In the context of India, accessibility to quality healthcare remains a major challenge. Not only ...
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WFP to double food aid to Yemen, says 14 million risk starvation 8.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The World Food Programme plans to double its food assistance programme for Yemen, aiming to reach up to 14 million people "to avert mass starvation", it said in a statement on Thursday.
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Shitty problem: With poop in hand, Bill Gates draws attention to sanitation issues 6.11.2018 Zee News : World
Speaking at a forum on the future of toilets - Reinvented Toilet Expo - in Beijing, Gates placed the jar where everyone could clearly see what they didn't expect or want to see.
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Mission Mushroom launched in Meghalaya 6.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mission Mushroom launched in Meghalaya
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Saudi-backed forces advance towards Yemen's Hodeidah as U.N. warns of famine 4.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition inched closer to the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as they battled Iranian-aligned Houthi fighters entrenched there, local military sources and residents said on Sunday.
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Starving 7-Year-Old Yemeni Girl, Whose Photo Sparked Outrage, Dies 3.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Amal Hussein, a malnourished 7-year-old girl from war-torn Yemen, whose photograph sparked shock and anger across the globe, died on Thursday.
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486 million undernourished in Asia-Pacific: UN 3.11.2018 Sify Finance
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that 486 million people remain undernourished in Asia-Pacific, and little had changed from the past two years.
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Yemeni children die as warring sides block aid deliveries: UNICEF 2.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Yemeni children are dying from starvation and disease as trucks with life-saving supplies are blocked in port, leaving medical staff and desperate mothers imploring aid workers to do more, a senior U.N. official said.
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Vitamin D Levels Can Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness: All You Need To Know About The Sunshine Vita 31.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A new study says that Vitamin D is important for maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness. Healthy levels of Vitamin D, for good bone and overall health, is 20 ng/ml.
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World hunger has risen for three straight years – and climate change is a key reason 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
After declining for nearly a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is growing again.
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Coarse cereals have disappeared from Indian diets, leading to iron deficiencies among the population 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Between 1983 and 2011, the total iron intake in India has reduced by 21% in rural areas and 11% in urban areas, says new research.
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Beyond condoms: The Indian scientists who have been pushing for a new way to look at contraception 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
GP Talwar, 92, and Sujoy Guha, 77, have spent decades developing methods with Indian users in mind, but their work could help people around the world.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: October 17th 2018 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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MoU signed between Lady Irwin College & MoRD for Roshni 16.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM), Ministry of Rural Development  and Lady Irwin College, have signed  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here today for establishing ROSHNI – Centre of Women Collectives led Social Action.
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India ranks poorly on undernourishment and Child mortality rates says report 16.10.2018 Sify Finance
India's child stunting and wasting problem is acute says report.
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UN says Yemen could witness the worst famine in 100 years if war continues: Report 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Humanitarian Coordinator Lise Grande said that 12 to 13 million civilians could soon starve to death.
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India fares worse than 102 countries in global hunger index, neighbours rank better 15.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide says India is among the 45 countries that have "serious levels of hunger".
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