User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: Nov 13 2018 02:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Vet body questions absence of expert doctor during operation to kill Tigress Avni 7.11.2018 Zee News : India National
A veterinary services association on Wednesday questioned the absence of a veterinary doctor while tigress Avni was killed in Maharashtra. 
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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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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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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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Explained: How can dengue deaths be prevented? 30.10.2018 Citizen Matters
How do you know if your fever is dengue? What are the different types and is one more dangerous than the other? Can dengue fatalities be prevented? Can we immunise against the disease? This will answer most of your questions about the dreaded disease.
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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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Current Affairs wrap for the day: October 15th 2018 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
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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High schooling can prevent 50 million child marriages by 2030, says report 11.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The analysis revealed that child marriage is one of the leading reasons for school drop-out in low-income countries.
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To End Tuberculosis In India By 2025, Kids Have To Be Free Of TB First 11.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Jackson from the US was six-weeks-old when he first showed symptoms of Tuberculosis or TB. It took another six weeks and three doctors before he was diagnosed with TB. The delayed diagnosis nearly...
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UNICEF Praises PM Modi For Investing Time In Health, Sanitation Issues 8.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for investing the "political time and efforts" in issues like health and sanitation.
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Yemen cholera outbreak accelerates to 10,000+ cases per week: WHO 2.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Yemen's cholera outbreak - the worst in the world - is accelerating again, with roughly 10,000 suspected cases now reported per week, the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) showed on Tuesday.
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Wage compensation scheme for pregnant women in TEs launched 2.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Wage compensation scheme for pregnant women in TEs launched
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Promised A "Paradise", They Are Now Suing North Korea Over The Lies 1.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Hiroko Sakakibara was only a young girl when the North Korean agents came to her father's house trying to sell him on a dream of earthly paradise in the family's ancestral land.
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Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey inaugurates National Dissemination Workshop on Anemia Mukt Bharat and Home-Based Young Child Care 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the two-day National Dissemination Workshop on Anemia Mukt Bharat and Home-Based Young Child Care(HBYC), here today.
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Child deaths from preventable causes cut by half since 2000 - U.N. 18.9.2018 Reuters: World News
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications, which was about half the number of similar deaths in 2000 when nations endorsed goals to end extreme poverty, the United Nations said on ...
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Mother, 2 Children Die Allegedly Of Hunger As UP Marks "Nutrition Month" 13.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A mother and her two children have died within a week in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, allegedly of hunger and malnutrition. The government has officially recorded diarrhea and food poisoning as the...
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Tribal School Girl Student Dies; NGO Says It's Due To Malnutrition 2.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 14-year-old girl studying in a government-run school for tribals near Palghar in Maharashtra has died, prompting questions by an NGO over the circumstances of her death.
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