User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: Oct 22 2017 07:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Top 10 killers in India 21.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Global Burden of Disease study, released last month, provides shocking insights into what is causing deaths and disabilities among people — as many as 328 diseases in 195 countries continue to kill and cripple. India, one of the most populous nations, figures starkly in the study, which also measures injuries and risk factors. The top 10 killers in India range from Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD), or a simple heart attack, to tuberculosis. If India has to realistically move towards achieving the World Health Organisation (WHO)-recommended Universal Health Coverage (UHC) guidelines, it will have to provide much better preventive, clinical and financial services to reduce the number of deaths and disabilities. 1 Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) causes 17.8% of all deaths Heart attacks killed more people in India than any other cause in 2005, and it remained the biggest killer in 2016. It has been a decade since the disturbing trend of heart attacks striking people below 40 started in India. The Outpatient ...
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Half-a-million Rohingya children face 'hell on earth' in Bangladesh: Unicef 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
1 in 5 children are 'acutely malnourished'; Unicef director said the children have witnessed atrocities no child should ever see
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India to investigate death of schoolgirl by starvation 17.10.2017 Zee News : India National
India ordered an investigation Tuesday into whether the death of a young girl was caused by a government error that saw her family denied food rations.
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Jharkhand CM orders investigation of the death of schoolgirl by starvation 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
 India ordered an investigation Tuesday into whether the death of a young girl was caused by a government error that saw her family denied food rations.The girl's mother and social welfare activists said the 11-year-old from Jharkhand state died of starvation last month after officials refused to give the family food because their personal documentation was not in order.More than 360 million Indians -- nearly one-third of its 1.25 billion people -- live below the poverty line and are entitled to access food rations under government schemes.Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das said he was dee
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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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Govt urged to check infant deaths in State 16.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Govt urged to check infant deaths in State
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Why do infant deaths vary between States? 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
Why should States track child deaths?Infant mortality, the number of babies that die before their first birthday for every 1,000 live births, is a powerful indicator of the quality of life in a commun...
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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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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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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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India had 97mn underweight kids in 2016: Lancet 11.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
India had 97mn underweight kids in 2016: Lancet
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India had 97 million underweight children in 2016, highest in world: Lancet 11.10.2017 Latest News
If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022, researchers said
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Focus should be on scaling up the use of innovations, says Soumya Swaminathan 11.10.2017 Hindu: Interview
The newly appointed Deputy Director-General for Programmes at the WHO says her elevation reflects on the growing importance of India in global health diplomacy
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Iron, zinc deficiency can be addressed through simple measures: study 10.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
India is one of the leading exporters of cereals. It is the second largest producer of rice and fruits in the world. Overall, the country is self-sufficient in food production. Yet, iron and zinc def...
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Inside North Korea and feeling the drums of war 9.10.2017 Latest News
North Korea is a place where nuclear war is imminent but survivable, where there is zero sympathy for American detainees like Otto Warmbier
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High rate of infant deaths at FAAMCH 9.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
High rate of infant deaths at FAAMCH
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Call for effective strategies to check infant deaths 8.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call for effective strategies to check infant deaths
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Vaccines, hospital births prevented 1 mn child deaths in India since 2005 5.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Mortality rates from neonatal tetanus and measles fell by at least 90%
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