User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: May 21 2017 01:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Legislation to ensure proper expenditure’ 20.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Parched in Tamil Nadu’s rice bowl 19.5.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
In the Cauvery delta’s worst drought in 140 years, a padyatra brings home the harsh realities of how Tamil farmers are living on the edge and what sustains their resilience
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20 million people in 4 African countries on brink of famine: UN agencies 19.5.2017 All International Stories
Inaction will witness repeat of 2010-11 famine in Somalia as 250,000 people died, says FAO staffers
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20 mn Africans on brink of famine: UN agencies 19.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Twenty million people in four African countries are on the brink of famine, senior staffers at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) said.
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Cabinet okays maternity benefit programme 18.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a maternity benefit programme for employees in government enterprises and public sector undertakings, under which pregnant and lactating women will be entitled to an amount of Rs 6,000 for their first child. The benefit will be released in three installments of up to Rs 5,000 by the Women and Child Development Ministry, while the remaining cash incentives will be released as per the norms of existing schemes of the ministry. The benefits, which will be implemented from January 1, 2017 onward, were initially introduced in 53 districts in India with the worst maternal mortality rates as a pilot project. These include districts in states like Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar, where the MMR count has been the lowest around the country. Some of these districts include Balrampur (UP), Shrawasti (UP), Budaun (UP), Samastipur (Bihar), Karimganj (Assam), Hailakandi (Assam), Chatra (Jharkhand), Dumka (Jharkhand), etc. The Cabinet nod now extends the ...
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Two more infant deaths in Attappady 13.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Welfare schemes have little impact
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2 die while undergoing treatment for swine flu 12.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Your kids have vegan diet? It can be damaging for their health 12.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Children who follow a vegan diet are leaner and smaller than those children who consume meat
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Haryana: Nutrient programme suffers blow due to vaccine rumours in Mewat 11.5.2017 DNA: Health
After videos that claim vaccines will make children infertile spread in Mewat, families stopped their children from consuming Vitamin A supplements, Liquid Iron Syrups and Albendazole medicines for deworming.
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Nine of every 10 Indian kids aged 6-23 months don't get adequate diet 9.5.2017 Latest News
Only 55% children are exclusively breastfed for six months
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World Thalassaemia Day: Can Thalassaemia affect pregnancy? 8.5.2017 New Kerala: Health News
World Thalassaemia Day: Can Thalassaemia affect pregnancy?
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‘Provide food to children of MGNREGA workers’ 6.5.2017 Hindu: News
Uma Mahadevan, Principal Secretary, Department of Women and Child Development and district in-charge secretary, has instructed officials to provide food to children (below the age of five) of labourer...
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The Rip Van Winkle villages are waking up 5.5.2017 Hindu: Crafts
One year after the malnutrition deaths scandal, the remote hamlets of Nagada are taking tentative steps to meet the 21st century
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Bend it like Poonam: Young girls challenge patriarchy on football field 5.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
What changed for Poonam? In a word: sports
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The key to eating 5 fruit, veg a day might just be to make them more tasty 4.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
WHO proposed that we should all be eating a min of 400g each day
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HC accepts report on malnutrition 4.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday accepted the suggestions and recommendations made by social activist Dr. Abhay Bang to prevent child deaths.The court has directed the committee that looks i...
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In 41 years, as economy grew 2,100%, infant mortality dropped just 68% 3.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Over 41 years to 2016, a national health programme for children has led to a 68 per cent drop in India's infant mortality rate (IMR), but the IMR of 41 deaths per 1,000 live births is still worse off than poorer neighbours like Bangladesh (31) and Nepal (29).
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In 41 years, as India's economy grew 21 times, infant mortality dropped 68% 3.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
However, this rate is still worse than poorer neighbours Bangladesh and Nepal
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Powering up food 2.5.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Augmenting foods with nutrients can improve overall health, but it must be regulated
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Acute malnutrition surges in Somalia children -UNICEF 2.5.2017 DNA: Health
Some 1.4 million children in drought-hit Somalia are projected to suffer acute malnutrition this year, 50 percent more than estimated in January, the U. N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.
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