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Doctors say anaemia is one of the major contributors towards maternal mortality in pregnant and new mothers.(Shutterstock Image)

Health ministry extends coverage of anti-anaemia plan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2020 10:50 PM IST
According to the National Family Health Survey-4, 53% of non-pregnant women, 50.3% of pregnant women, and 58.5% of children in the age group of 6-59 months suffer from anaemia.
The findings of the study are consistent with the National Family Health Survey-4 (2015-16), which found 22.7% of males aged 15-49 had anaemia.(Photo: Shutterstock)
The findings of the study are consistent with the National Family Health Survey-4 (2015-16), which found 22.7% of males aged 15-49 had anaemia.(Photo: Shutterstock)

Every fourth Indian man has anaemia: Lancet study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 01:03 AM IST
According to the study conducted from January 2015 to December 2016, around 18% of the males had mild anaemia, 5% moderate anaemia, and 0.5% severe anaemia, which leads to decreased productivity by causing fatigue, difficulty in concentrating, and lethargy.
National Nutrition survey report reveals that 26 percent children aged 5-9 years and 36.8 percent children aged 10-19 years are underweight in Jaipur.(Photo by Vageesh Lall/ Hindustan Times/ (Representative Photo))
National Nutrition survey report reveals that 26 percent children aged 5-9 years and 36.8 percent children aged 10-19 years are underweight in Jaipur.(Photo by Vageesh Lall/ Hindustan Times/ (Representative Photo))

In Rajasthan, 40% children underweight, 44% anaemic: National Nutrition Survey

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 10:38 AM IST
The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) report is the first national nutrition survey covering 112,316 pre-schoolers, school-age children and adolescents in rural and urban areas across 30 states.
Chhattisgarh government will launch a campaign in the state on October 2 to eradicate malnutrition and anaemia.(Vageesh Lall/HT File Photo)
Chhattisgarh government will launch a campaign in the state on October 2 to eradicate malnutrition and anaemia.(Vageesh Lall/HT File Photo)

Chhattisgarh government to launch campaign to eradicate malnutrition and anaemia

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2019 11:10 AM IST
According to latest data released by NITI Aayog, 37.60% children in Chhattisgarh below five years of age suffer from malnutrition while 41.50% women in the state suffer from anaemia, said chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.
Non heme iron is found in plant-based sources such as grains, beans, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds.(Shutterstock)
Non heme iron is found in plant-based sources such as grains, beans, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds.(Shutterstock)

Iron is not just found in meat, here are 6 foods that are loaded with it

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 09:08 AM IST
Iron is an essential component of the diet for oxygen supply and production of red blood cells. These 6 foods are the best vegetarian sources of iron.
The reduction in open defecation has led to improvements in the overall anaemic status among pregnant women.(Ravi Chaudhary/Hindustan Times)
The reduction in open defecation has led to improvements in the overall anaemic status among pregnant women.(Ravi Chaudhary/Hindustan Times)

Anaemia among pregnant women lessens as open defecation reduces

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:30 PM IST
India has the highest number of anaemic individuals globally - nearly 53% of adult women and 50% of pregnant women in India are anemic according to the fourth round of India’s National Family Health Survey in 2016.
Anaemia affects 32 million pregnant women worldwide.(Shutterstock)
Anaemia affects 32 million pregnant women worldwide.(Shutterstock)

Moms-to-be, beware: Anaemia during pregnancy may double mortality risk

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy, compared to those without the condition, according to a study.
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