India  /  Published 16.10.19

Child wasting alarm in report

A global hunger tracking report released on Tuesday has ranked India with the world’s highest rates of child wasting, or children with too low a weight for height, among 117 countries assessed.Nutri...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.18

New threats accentuate world hunger

By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 03.12.19

Stunted? Look at all the food!

A state with a high prevalence of stunted children, a sign of chronic malnutrition, will host a mega food show for three days from Wednesday.Billed as Northeast’s first and biggest food innovation e...
By Andrew w. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.18

Mid-day meals that only feed political goals

An egg a day keeps the doctor away. Eggs are among the most nutritious food items and contain almost all the nutrients required by growing children. This explains the long-standing demand to include t...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.20

Deadly dots join recurring infant deaths

Nightmares are often recurrent. In the Gorakhpur tragedy in 2017, over 1,300 infants died owing primarily to the lack of essential resources — the shortage of oxygen cylinders in this instance. A si...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 23.02.20

Tripura drive to reduce malnutrition

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb started a drive against malnutrition on Saturday and met some expectant mothers at their residences and gave them nutritious food.A press release issued by the ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 02.10.19

68% of child deaths in India due to malnutrition: Study

Malnutrition is still the cause of 68 per cent deaths in children under five years in India, a study done jointly by Indian and international agencies has revealed. The study, published in the peer-re...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.18

Adivasis' health burden needs holistic policy

Pretending that a problem does not exist will not make it go away; it will only complicate the matter further. This is evident from the findings of a new report on tribal health, compiled by an expert...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Chhattisgarh tries nutrition boost after study

The Chhattisgarh government has expanded a scheme to provide protein-rich food, including eggs and pulses, to households in tribal areas across the state as part of an effort to combat malnutrition af...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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