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Category: Malnutrition in Anganwadis
Last updated: Jul 12 2019 18:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Undernourished Children in Karnataka 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The State-wise details of prevalence of malnutrition among children in the country including Karnataka, as per the National Family Health Survey – 4 (NFHS-4) are Annexed. As per the information received, State Government of Karnataka is undertaking following measures to address undernourishment among children: Supplementary Nutrition is provided under the Anganwadi Services Scheme at the Anganwadi Centers to children under-6 years of age. Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers are provided Hot Cooked Meals at the AnganwadiCenters under the Mathrupoorna Scheme.
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Status Report on Malnutrition of Children 11.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Malnutrition is not a direct cause of death among children under five years of age, however, it can increase morbidity and mortality by reducing resistance to infections. Malnourished children are more vulnerable than normal children to any infection.
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The X factor: Teenage pregnancies are large silent contributors to childhood malnutrition in India 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
An IFPRI study shows that India needs to look beyond the challenge of providing food to tackle the challenge of malnutrition.
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Prevalence of Malnutrition 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the last two rounds of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3 in 2005-06 and NFHS-4 in 2015-16) conducted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the prevalence of malnutrition among women and children in the country has reduced.
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Rising Malnourishment among Children 27.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the report of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) – 4 conducted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2015-16, 35.7% children under 5 years of age are underweight and 38.4% are stunted.   As per the information from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, although malnourished children are more vulnerable than normal children to any infection including bone infection due to lower immunity, there is no data to substantiate increase in bone infection among malnourished children due to which children are becoming victims of disability.
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Financial Assistance From UNESCO 27.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
 As per the report of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) – 4 conducted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2015-16, 35.7% children under 5 years of age are underweight, 38.4% are stunted and 58.5% are anemic.
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26,000 Anganwadi Centres May Be Shut In Madhya Pradesh Over Unpaid Rent 21.6.2019 NDTV News - India-news
More than 20,000 Anganwadi centres in Madhya Pradesh, mandated to take care of and support children, are on the verge of shutting down as they are unable to pay rent for the buildings in which the...
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Mobile Medical Unit to tour Kamrup villages 22.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mobile Medical Unit to tour Kamrup villages
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Most Of Wayanad's Poorest Tribals Don't Know Their Poll Candidates 3.4.2019 NDTV News - South
Kerala's Wayanad district, which has become a national battleground after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi announced his intention to contest polls from here, is host to Kerala's largest tribal population.
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Amidst poll preparations, family health survey continues in Dakshina Kannada 31.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
State government has asked departments to complete survey by April 5
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Health Ministry conducts 8th round of National Deworming Day (NDD) campaign 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) conducted its eighth round of National Deworming Day (NDD) from today. This key program initiative is implemented with an objective to reduce the prevalence of Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) or parasitic intestinal worms so that they are no longer a public health problem.
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National Deworming Day today 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
National Deworming Day today
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Total Budget allocation for the WCD Ministry enhanced by Rs.4856 crores for the year 2019-20 showing an increase of 20% 1.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Budget for 2019-20 has placed a sharp focus on protection and empowerment of women and children. Overall budget of the Ministry has been increased by Rs.4856 crores which is almost 20% higher than the previous year.
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Year Ender 2018: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
AYUSHMAN BHARAT Ayushman Bharat is a centrally sponsored programme anchored in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). It is an umbrella of two major health initiatives, namely Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY).
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Operationalisation of ICDS –CAS to address problem of under-nutrition 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) common application software has been in operation in 57 districts covering 7 States/UTs till July, 2018. As on 31st November, 2018, ICDS-CAS has been rolled-out in 64 districts across 9 States/UTs.
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Community Radio Stations (CRSs) proved to be an effective medium in information dissemination during Poshan Maah 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Community Radio Stations (CRSs) proved to be an effective medium in building local content, communicating in local dialects, and connecting with remote communities. The Poshan Maah gave 100 Community Radios an opportunity to come together and demonstrate their strength and competence in disseminating information on issues of nutrition.
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Expert highlights lack of access to nutrition for differently-abled 17.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Expert highlights lack of access to nutrition for differently-abled
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Vice President calls for new strategies to tackle malnutrition 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon scientists, policy makers and planners to adopt new strategies to tackle the problem of malnutrition, which in its various forms is a looming threat to our development.
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2018: When 3 children died of hunger 2.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Their lives, spent in a state of chronic hunger and deprivation, are a telling indictment of India's porous social security net, says Geetanjali Krishna.
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‘Cyclone came as death’: Out in the storm alone, homeless Odisha man may have starved to death 17.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
After two days in the rain, villagers found Jugal Behera feverish and near death.
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