User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: Nov 15 2019 15:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Children born today will suffer health effects of climate change all through their lives 15.11.2019 Scroll.in
Indian children will suffer even more, says a new study.
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Children In India Face Higher Health Burden Of Climate Change: Report 14.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As temperatures rise in a changing climate scenario, children born in India will be particularly vulnerable to a greater health burden of malnutrition, air pollution and deadly heat waves, according...
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Over 14 Children Died Of Pneumonia Every Hour In India In 2018: Study 13.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pneumonia killed more than 14 children under the age of five years every hour in 2018 in India, which was among the top five countries responsible for over half of the child deaths due to the disease...
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Delhi's Mothers-To-Be Fear For Their Unborn As Smog Chokes City 10.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Heavily pregnant Rachel Gokavi spends most days shut away in her New Delhi home, desperate to shield her unborn child from the toxic air blamed for soaring miscarriage rates and infant deaths.
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Timeline: Captives freed from abusive Islamic institutions in Nigeria 5.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Nigeria launched a crackdown on informal Islamic schools and rehabilitation centres in late September after a man was refused permission to see his nephews at one institution and complained to police. Nearly 1,500 people have been freed so far.
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The Story Of 5 Canadian Sisters Raised In A 'Baby Zoo' 4.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe started spreading the news right after he helped to deliver five identical girls in a farmhouse in Corbeil, Canada, on the morning of May 28, 1934.
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How This Delhi-Based NGO Strives To Improve Quality Of Neonatal Care 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As many as six lakh newborns die in India within 28 days of birth due to disease, malnutrition and improper hygiene, according to a UNICEF study. But Vastrr, a Delhi-based NGO, is working towards...
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2-day State level consultation on sexual and reproductive rights starts 26.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
2-day State level consultation on sexual and reproductive rights starts
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Pijush Hazarika takes stock of situation, announces increase in beds, doctors 24.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pijush Hazarika takes stock of situation, announces increase in beds, doctors
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In India, 8.8 lakh children under five years – highest number in world – died in 2018, says UNICEF 17.10.2019 Scroll.in
The report, which was released on Wednesday, pointed out that malnutrition caused 69% of under-five deaths in India.
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Indian Couple Digging Grave For Their Baby Found Another Buried Alive 17.10.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The couple was at the cemetery in northern India to bury their baby, who died minutes after birth.
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Global Hunger Index: India’s rank down to 102 out of 117 countries, in ‘serious’ category 16.10.2019 Scroll.in
The index, which calculates the hunger levels and malnutrition in the word, had ranked India at 95 in 2010.
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India At 102 In Hunger Index Of 117 Nations, Below Pak, Nepal, Bangladesh 16.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
India is behind its neighbours Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh in a list of 117 countries that tracks hunger and malnutrition, according to a report released by two international non-profits that work...
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Japan Has Low Infant Mortality Rate, Few Underweight Children: Report 15.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Japan manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children -- high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches.
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India’s fight against anaemia is picking up pace 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
But states have to do more.
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How crop diversification can protect children from malnutrition during periods of drought 27.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nutritionally diverse agriculture systems have crops that respond differently to drought, making sure there is some food component available at all times.
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Child Nutrition: Fish Is The Answer To Malnutrition Problem In Coastal Areas; Says Study 26.9.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
People residing in coastal areas have access to nutrient-rich food fish but sadly, they let it away for selling rather than consuming it themselves.
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Healthy Diet May Help In Preventing Heart Diseases In Children. Here's What They Should Eat 23.9.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
A recently constructed study suggests that encouraging physical activity and improving diet may cut the risk of heart attacks in kids.
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With 32% of its children underweight, India is likely to miss its 2022 nutrition target 22.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Low birth weight, premature births and poor exclusive breastfeeding have been identified as the main factors contributing to the country’s malnutrition problem.
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Task Force Set Up To Check Child Marriages In Odisha's Koraput District 15.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A task force has been constituted in Odisha's Koraput district to check the practice of child marriage, common among the tribal communities in the region, a senior official said.
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