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CMAM Association: Rise In Severe Acute Malnutrition In Children A Major Worry

The results of Phase 1 of the 5th National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently, show...

How Yad Eliezer Feeds Israel’s Hungry

According to data collected by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Israel suffers from an overwhelming poverty rate of 21 percent. Furthermore,...

September 2020 Announced As Poshan Maah Or National Nutrition Month

Bringing into sharp nation-wide focus the indispensable role nutrition plays in the development of not just a child, but communities and the nation at...

Nutrition Week: Focus on Deficiencies in Children and Women

On the first day of the National Nutrition Week, observed every year from September 1 to 7 in India, various public health experts said...

UN Agencies Urge Global Community to Help Fight Hunger Crisis and Malnutrition Among Children

Two United Nations agencies called on the global community Wednesday to prevent hunger and malnutrition among the 370 million children who are not receiving...

People in LMICs Face Obesity and Undernutrition: Study

Low-and middle-income countries have high levels of overweight and obesity along with undernutrition, say researchers, adding that these two issues have become increasingly connected. "Our...

Mia Farrow Promoting IRC’s Approach to Treating Severe and Moderate Acute Malnutrition

Groups of women had traveled for days to find care for their starving children in Chad, blankly staring in exhaustion and with little hope....

FAO: 822 Million Suffer from Chronic Malnutrition; 2K Million Face Food Insecurity

Almost 822 million people suffered from chronic malnutrition and about 2,000 million had food insecurity in 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

North Korea’s Poor Early Harvest Increases Hunger, Malnutrition, Water Borne Diseases: IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is warning about increased hunger, malnutrition, and waterborne diseases in North Korea due to...

About 2M Children in Afghanistan Suffer Acute Malnutrition: UNICEF

About two million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished. Of those, 600,000 face severe acute malnutrition, the most dangerous form of undernutrition in children,...

Vitamin A Deficiency In Children Reduces Immunity, WHO On Malnutrition

Children in the national capital may encounter stunted growth and become more vulnerable to diseases as more than a quarter of them under the...

AI App With Microsoft Azure to Tackle Malnutrition in India

Germany-based non-profit Welthungerhilfe has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) smartphone app, powered by Microsoft Azure, to tackle malnutrition in India. The Child Growth Monitor --...

Parts Of Asia-Pacific Region Suffer From Acute Malnutrition And Hunger: UN

 Four U.N. specialized agencies warn that many parts of Asia and the Pacific suffer from alarmingly high levels of malnutrition and hunger. This is...

Loss of Teeth in Elder People Linked to Malnutrition

Older adults with just 10 to 19 teeth are at higher risk malnutrition, warns a new study. These patients also had higher rates of weight...

Here’s How Marriage Can Protect You From Malnutrition in Old Age

While malnutrition can occur at any age, elderly people, aged 65 and above, who are particularly prone to it can safeguard themselves with marriage,...

Diseased, Ignored and Suffering Silently : A look into the Health Status of Adivasi Women in Jharkhand

New Delhi, November 2, 2017 : In his address to the nation on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about his resolve to build...

Exclusive: Journalist Sanjay Mehta’s Report On Plight of The Tribes in Jharkhand

Sanjay Mehta is a journalist and a student of law hailing from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand The journalist went and stayed with the tribes people...

Indian origin Charitable Organization Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) gives healthcare to 3 Million Nigerians

TCF, which started operations in 1994, is the charity wing of the Chanrai family which set up the first Indian company in Nigeria...

Biofortification: Combat World Hunger Crisis by breeding nutrient-packed Crops that will fill Stomachs and lessen Effects of Malnutrition

UNITED NATIONS, May 28, 2017: Scientists are helping to combat the world hunger crisis by breeding nutrient-packed crops that will fill stomachs and lessen the...

This year 600 children died of malnutrition in Palghar: So what? says Maharashtra’s Tribal Welfare Minister

Videos of Maharashtra's Tribal Welfare Minister Vishnu Savra's encounter with the tribals of Palghar went viral on the social media Savra alleged that some...

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