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The Global Hunger Index is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels.
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
Of these, half a million children die within 28 days of being born (neonatal mortality) primarily due to lower respiratory tract infection, pre-term birth and diarrhoeal diseases, show recent papers published in The Lancet.
The government aimed to increase the immunisation coverage of children to 90%. The result was heartening
Updated on Dec 24, 2019 07:52 PM IST
Experts say the pattern of deaths of the children point towards malnutrition.
Published on Nov 26, 2019 11:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty
Bill Gates, at the “Mint Visionaries” event said, “If there was one wish I had for India, it would be to get rid of malnutrition because that reduces the potential of those kids so dramatically.”
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByElizabeth Roche