User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: Jun 21 2017 13:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Caring like a kangaroo can cut neonatal deaths in India 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
If more Indian mothers can be persuaded to care for their babies like kangaroo mothers do, many of the 750,000 babies younger than four weeks who die every year --the world's highest such death toll -- can be saved.
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State malnutrition deaths as important as farmers’ issue: HC 20.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
State malnutrition deaths as important as farmers’ issue: HC
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Now, it's easier to blunt sickle cell disease 19.6.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Now, it's easier to blunt sickle cell disease
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Phone calls to help curb malnutrition 15.6.2017 DNA: Health
City NGO's programme sees dietitians calling mothers of children from weaker socio-economic background, guiding them on preparing nutritious meals for kids diagnosed with severely acute malnutrition
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`Encroached road' kills pregnant woman, baby 14.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
A 35-year-old pregnant woman died after the ambulance in which she was being taken to a hospital in Karauli got stuck in a traffic jam.
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Govt. draws up plan to tackle malnutrition deaths 14.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: The State government will converge welfare schemes being run by several ministries to tackle infant and child deaths due to malnutrition in Palghar district this monsoon. A series of child dea...
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Ambulance gets stuck in jam; pregnant woman dies before reaching hospital 13.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
A 35-year-old pregnant woman along with the yet to be born baby died after the ambulance in which she was transported to the Karauli’s district hospital stuck in the jam just 200 meters away from the hospital.
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend $900 mn 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Piped water supply to construction of hostels to stadiums, local governments have big plans for the $900 million collected from mining companies under a 2015 law, but the people living in these districts have not been involved in deciding where the money will be spent, according an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend Rs 5,800 cr 13.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Total amount likely to be higher as Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu yet to set up DMFs in all districts
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The worst possible 10.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
What happens when you begin to realise that as a mother, you have no control over anything? Absolutely anything can harm your child. The illusion that you are there to protect her all the time is gone, and you come face to face with the helplessness of being a mother. Fever Dream is the worst possible projection of a mother's most irrational fears. It finds a terrifying story in the monstrosities imagined by mothers. Amanda, a patient in an emergency clinic, is being made to recall the precise moment when the poisoning happened. When what "feels like worms" slowly sneaked into her and her daughter's bodies. In the minutes before her death, she narrates the events of the previous few days. She had come to this town just a few days earlier for a vacation with her daughter, and her husband was about to join them. Amanda meets Carla, the neighbour who has a monster for a son, whom Carla cannot recognise anymore. Amanda and her daughter meet with the same fate: poisoning, dying, or turning into something ...
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A garden for healthy living 10.6.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Plants can bring infinite joy to those who nurture them
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In Tamil Nadu, registration of pregnancies to become compulsory 10.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
Tamil Nadu is planning to make it mandatory for all pregnant women to register themselves with the health department to ensure that the pregnancy and child birth happen safely. Those who don't register pregnancy will not get to register the child birth, and hence not get a birth certificate for the child.
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Intensified Diarrohea control fortnight in DK, Udupi districts 9.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Intensified Diarrohea Control Fortnight (IDCF) will be held in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts from June 12 to 24. Briefing media persons on Friday, RCHO Dr Ashok said children aged below five years suffer from diarrohea. The drive will be conducted at the onset of monsoon during which a spurt in such cases have been noticed. He said various activities, including the visit of Asha workers to all households that have children aged below five years, will be conducted during the nation-wide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight. ORS sachets will be given and the parents will also be counselled about the benefits and the process of preparing it, he said. According to National Family Health Survey, 50 out of 1,000 children succumbed to diarrohea in the country in 2015-16. "Asha workers will visit all households and distribute ORS sachets. They will explain its benefits. The importance of this activity is that ORS will be available in the household at the time of diarrohea. There are 1,64,965 children ...
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Another tribal infant dies in Kerala's Attappady 9.6.2017 Zee News : States
The child had only 1.3 kg birth weight and she was born with some defects in the heart valve, Dr Prabhu Das said.
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Yemen cholera cases pass the 100,000 mark: WHO 8.6.2017 Zee News : World
The number of suspected cholera cases in war-torn Yemen has risen to more than 100,000 since an outbreak began on April 27, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. 
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India has the world's highest number of stunted children and child workers 6.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Among children in the 4-14 years group, 11.8% are working. That is 31 mn children, highest in world
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Odisha to extend malnutrition management programme to all districts 3.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Odisha government will extend its Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programme to all of the state's 30 districts to reduce malnutrition-related complications among children, an official said on Saturday.
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Odisha extends malnutrition programme to all districts 3.6.2017 BusinessLine - National
Odisha government today decided to extend its community management of malnutrition programme to all 30 districts of the state, official sources said. The decision was taken at the Empowered Committ...
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Odisha extends malnutrition programme to all districts 3.6.2017 DNA: Health
Odisha government today decided to extend its community management of malnutrition programme to all 30 districts of the state, official sources said.
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Micronutrients deficiency most pervasive health condition among infants 3.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Micronutrients deficiency most pervasive health condition among infants
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