User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
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In war-ravaged Yemen, starving people are eating tree leaves to survive 13.1.2019 Scroll.in
The food crisis stems from an import blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia.
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Year Ender 2018: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
AYUSHMAN BHARAT Ayushman Bharat is a centrally sponsored programme anchored in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). It is an umbrella of two major health initiatives, namely Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY).
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Adolescent Health 4.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Partners Forum 2018 was hosted by the Government of India from 12th to 13th December 2018 at VigyanBhawan in New Delhi. The theme of the Partners Forum 2018 was “Power of Partnership” to bring different constituencies together for cross-sectoral action for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health.
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Back to their roots: Dongrias of Niyamgiri are reviving indigenous seeds to cope with climate change 24.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Adivasi community had over the years gravitated toward rice monoculture, losing numerous landrace strains in the process.
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Indefinite strike by Bihar’s ASHA workers is another reminder that they are overworked, underpaid 21.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ASHA unions in Bihar are demanding government employee status and a minimum wage.
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Malnutrition is a growing concern in developed countries, and vegan diets could be a contributor 18.12.2018 Scroll.in
Does the West need bio-fortification programmes to prevent an epidemic of hidden hunger caused by a rise in veganism?
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India Day inaugurated as Partners ‘Forum 2018 takes Centre stage 10.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ms. Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) inaugurated the ‘India Day’, an official side event organized jointly by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the development partners in the run up to the Partners’ Forum 2018, here today.
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Beyonce To Lead All-Star Lineup At Nelson Mandela Tribute Concert 2.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Beyonce will lead an all-star line-up that includes Ed Sheeran, Jay-Z and Usher in Johannesburg on Sunday when she performs at a concert to honour the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
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Yemen sterilises Sanaa water supplies as cholera outbreak picks up again 2.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Authorities in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks and houses to help stem the world's worst outbreak of cholera.
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Farm distress, low literacy, high infant mortality: The cocktail of troubles ailing Madhya Pradesh 2.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state, which recently went to polls, has improved in several indicators in the last decade but has a long way to go to shed its ‘bimaru’ tag.
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India's Best Agriculture Growth Over 8 Years, But Madhya Pradesh Is Still 'Bimaru' 28.11.2018 Sify Finance
The state of Madhya Pradesh heads into election mode, and here are the economic indicators.
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As MP gets ready to vote, a lynching serves as a reminder of the climate of hate under BJP rule 28.11.2018 Scroll.in
The mob killing of Shiraz Khan in May is symbolic of the communal hate that now colours the state’s social fabric.
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How one scientist overturned assumptions about cancer in developing countries like India 25.11.2018 Scroll.in
An excerpt from Kavita Sivaramakrishnan’s book, ‘As The World Ages’, which examines the global politics around ageing.
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U.N. ready to help run vital Yemen port in danger of destruction 23.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The United Nations said on Friday it was ready to help supervise Yemen's vital Hodeidah port to protect it from "potential destruction", as its envoy met managers of the Houthi-held harbour.
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More than 80,000 Yemeni children may have died from hunger, aid group says 21.11.2018 Reuters: Top News
An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger in Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the civil war in 2015, an aid agency said on Wednesday, as the U.N. special envoy arrived in Yemen to pursue peace talks.
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More than 80,000 Yemeni children may have died from hunger: humanitarian body 21.11.2018 Reuters: World News
An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger in Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the civil war in 2015, Save the Children said on Wednesday.
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London’s air pollution is restricting children’s lung development, finds research 17.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
London's low emission zone has started to reduce air pollution – but not enough to protect children's lungs.
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Trying to make Yemen child smile 'like tickling a ghost' - U.N. food chief 17.11.2018 Reuters: World News
United Nations food chief David Beasley spotted a tiny foot sticking out from under a blanket in a hospital in Yemen that has been overwhelmed with malnourished children, so he tried to bring a smile to the face of the small patient.
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Doctors cite `severe malnutrition` as reason for deaths of 3 minor girls: Police 16.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Doctors have cited "severe malnutrition" as the reason behind the deaths of three minor girls in Mandawali in July this year, police sources said on Thursday.
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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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