User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Child Malnutrition
Last updated: Oct 20 2017 13:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nearly 58% of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children 20.10.2017 Hindu: International
Most of them are highly exposed to infectious diseases: UNICEF
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Nearly 58% Rohingya refugees are kids at risk (Lead, changing headline) 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said.
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Nearly 58% of Rohingya refugees are kids 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said.
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Rohingya children refugees face ‘hell on earth’ : UNICEF 20.10.2017 HBL: Home
UNICEF has said that the children who make up most of the nearly 6,00,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar are seeing a “hell on earth” in overcrowded, muddy and squalid refugee ca...
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Central team to probe into starvation death of Simdega girl 18.10.2017 News
If poor people die of hunger, it is a matter of concern: Ram Vilas Paswan
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MSSRF sets up genetic garden of biofortified crop 17.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
On the occasion of World Food Day, the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) launched a ‘genetic garden of biofortified crops’ on its campus on Monday. The aim of setting up the garden is to p...
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World Food Day: Why 19 crore Indians go to bed hungry every night 16.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
The first food distribution programme was launched in 1939 in India. But, still more than 19 crore people don't get enough food.
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Statsguru: India's fight against hunger 16.10.2017 Business Standard: Today
Global Hunger Index: India is ranked 100 out of 119 developing countries
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UNICEF warns of nutrition crisis affecting 165,000 children in Mali 15.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today.
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Nepal ahead of India, South Asian neighbours in reducing hunger 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nepal is several notches ahead of India and its other South Asian neighbours in the campaign to reduce hunger, according to the Global Hunger Index.
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Despite economic slowdown, India still can meet goals on poverty, hunger 14.10.2017 Latest News
The ongoing slowdown in economic growth could increase the need for government programmes to alleviate poverty and hunger
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Bombay HC denies permission to 16-yr-old rape survivor to undergo abortion 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Rape survivor is 27 weeks pregnant
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Bombay High Court rejects teen's plea for abortion 13.10.2017 DNA: Money
The Bombay High Court on Friday refused to grant permission to a 16-year-old minor seeking to abort her 27-week pregnancy. A division bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice Prakash D Naik turned down the petition filed by the father of the alleged rape victim girl. It relied on the report of KEM hospital which indicated that the foetus was in normal condition. It said "Even if we want to help you (victim) we cannot do anything because of the medical report." The victim's father had sought permission to terminate her pregnancy on the grounds of her physical incapability to bear and deliver a child. It is said that the victim is suffering from anaemia. The report submitted by KEM hospital opined that the pregnancy is about 27 weeks by clinical and sonographic evaluation. If the pregnancy is terminated now after correction of anaemia as per the patient's and family's request, the baby has about 80 per cent chance of survival as per weight and about 52 to 75 per cent chance of survival as per gestational ...
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More obese kids than underweight by 2022 13.10.2017 HBL: Home
The number of obese children and adolescents aged five to 19 years worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades. And if current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese th...
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You are special! Now stop being different 13.10.2017 Latest News
A fundamental battleground for every civil rights movement has been rejection of the idea that you're the problem and a demand for culture and systematic change
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Indian children remain underweight even as childhood obesity soars globally 13.10.2017 Latest News
Only one in 10 children gets adequate nutrition in India
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India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Bangladesh 13.10.2017 Rediff: News
The country ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index, slipping three positions from last year.
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Food security panel to focuson tribal, rural areas 13.10.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Chairman expresses concern over adulteration
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Social tem-plate leaves very little stuff on women’s thali 13.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
As an Indian, it is so usual for us, even in urban India, to see a mother or wife having food, only after her children and husband had finished their meal. It is also common that, while feeding her family, Indian women try to give them best food available and during her endeavour she generally overlook her own diet. It may be a common phenomenon for almost every Indian household but reasonable enough for the ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) to change its strategy to address the situation of malnutrition in pregnant women and newborns. In a bid to fight malnutrition, the ministry of WCD planning to be heading towards on-spot feeding of supplementary nutrition to pregnant women as a possible solution. “In our society, the Indian women are being eulogized for her sacrificial image since ages. Now, she is in a habit to share everything with the whole family. The same is being practiced with supplementary nutrition, which is meant to be consumed by pregnant women and lactating mothers only. ...
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Families fleeing Syria''s Raqqa say air strikes bring heavy toll 12.10.2017 Zee News : World
RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - Air raids by U.S. coalition warplanes have intensified in recent days as Kurdish and Arab militias seek to drive surrounded Islamic State militants from their last strongholds in Syria`s Raqqa -- but the toll on civilians has been severe. 
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