User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
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Stress is killing the state's tribals 11.12.2011 Mid-Day: Mumbai
Lifestyle diseases are no longer the preserve of white-collar corporates. The acutely poor tribals of Melghat, a hamlet 850 kilometres from Mumbai, are suffering from hypertension caused by anxiety over their one square meal it's neither enough, nor nutritious While city slickers associate the term 'lifestyle disease' with white-collar affluence and an urban preoccupation with sedentary careers, 850 kilometres from Mumbai poverty-stricken tribals are discovering that their sorry lives are not immune to such diseases either. A Melghat infant eats a meal of Jowar Roti and Chilli Chutney. The tribals are too poor to afford vegetables or fruits, and the high percentage of salt in their staple meal, causes health complications. Stress and hypertension are rampant among the 320 tribal villages spread in an area of over 4,000 sq kilometres, found Dr Ashish Satav, a physician, and his opthalmogist wife Dr Kavita Satav, who have been serving the area for 13 years and also run an NGO ...
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Rural Health Mission is a flailing initiative 11.12.2011 NIE: voices
Crucial components like nutritious food, safe drinking water for pregnant women are conspicuous by absence in programme.
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Measure haemoglobin without needle prick 9.12.2011 DNA: Mumbai
Five Thane-based researchers have created a device that can measure haemoglobin, oxygen saturation level in the blood and monitor heart rate without the prick of a needle for just Rs5.
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Blood bank error kills mother, child in Delhi hospital 6.12.2011 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Blood bank error kills mother, child in Delhi hospital
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Weapon of mass destruction 5.12.2011 Telegraph: Opinion
Weapon of mass destruction
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‘Act, don’t debate, on hunger deaths’ 3.12.2011 NIE: Orissa
BHUBANESWAR: Amidst allegation of three starvation deaths in Nuapada district, a Supreme Court-appointed Commissioner on Food Secu..
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People still living in hunger in Odisha: Mander 3.12.2011 New Kerala: World News
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Gadkari relief in girl death 3.12.2011 Telegraph: Front Page
Nagpur, Dec. 2: A seven-year-old girl found dead in a car at BJP president Nitin Gadkari's home here two years ago had died accidentally, the state CID has concluded in a report that seeks to close the case.
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People still living in hunger in Odisha-Munder 2.12.2011 New Kerala: World News
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Underfed kids flee treatment units in Baran 2.12.2011 TOI: Jaipur
Underfed kids flee treatment units in Baran
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Won't allow FDI in retail in Chhattisgarh: Raman 2.12.2011 CNN-IBN: Politics
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said his government will not implement the Centre's decision to allow FDI in retail trade.
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FDI in retail won`t be implemented in C’garh: CM 2.12.2011 Zee News : States
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said his government will not implement the Centre`s decision to allow FDI in retail trade.
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Cooked food wins hands down 1.12.2011 DNA: Mumbai
Beats state’s take-home ration, both in terms of nutritional value and acceptability by schoolchildren.
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Putting Growth In Its Place 14.11.2011 Cover Stories
It has to be but a means to development, not an end in itself
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Malnutrition worse in Gujarat than in Orissa 21.10.2011 GovernanceNow: Top Stories
Despite Gujarat's impressive growth rate, the state trails less developed ones like Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Assam when it comes to malnutition. A new report places Gujarat at the thirte
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India 67th on hunger list 12.10.2011 GovernanceNow: Views
India stands at the 67th spot among 81 nations listed (in the decreasing order) by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its recently released global hunger index (GHI) report
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Geared up to ‘Save the Children’ 3.6.2010 Mumbai Mirror: Communities
With the aim to empower the underprivileged children and a pledge to make them happy and self-reliant, the Lower Parel based NGO - Save the Children is leaving no stone unturned to reach out to the children who are struggling to live...
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Help the little ones live 19.11.2009 syndication.indianexpress.com
In the many speeches and statements on the Children's Day last week, no one talked of millions who have died in infancy.
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Many bridges to cross for children in Krishnagiri 16.9.2009 India Together - Education

The odds of children in villages in Krishnagiri district, Tamilnadu, making it to college are one per cent, ten times below the low national average. Some interventions are helping, finds Krithika Ramalingam as she records the many realities here.
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Alarming malnutrition pushing children out of school - I 21.6.2009 India Together - Education

Tamilnadu leads the country in nutritional interventions and yet has alarming levels of hunger in children. Research indicates that is a very likely cause of poor schooling achievement and drop-out rates, reports Krithika Ramalingam.
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