UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Snapdeal packages with customised information stickers will drive awareness about the 'F' mark that identifies fortified foods and will educate consumers about the importance of fortified foods in fighting malnutrition as a part of their 'Eat Right India' movement
Bad Homburg, Germany | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Guptpa
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:16 PM IST
A recent study has revealed that malnutrition is frequently linked to poor clinical outcomes and increased healthcare costs – bringing to light a critical unmet patient need within the region.
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 12:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 12:31 PM IST
PM Modi also listed out various reasons in his address because of which, he said, India had not obtained desired results from its movement against malnutrition.
By Daya Krishan Mangal & Shobana Sivaraman
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2020 04:44 PM IST
It is the urgent need of the hour that we create a formal mechanism to measure and share the evidence from all states so that we can learn from each other and give a future of health to our children
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 06:15 AM IST
The 162 samples were taken from areas that cater to about 28 million children. In the report, accessed by HT, 79 of these were found to be below the standards prescribed by the Centre under the Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP).
By Ashok Alexander
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 07:12 PM IST
Government partnership is becoming a buzz word in the social sector, but often lacks substance. In my experience, evidence generated at the grassroots, backed by community voice, is what makes for powerful policy change
By Sujeet Ranjan
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 08:59 PM IST
One of the major advantages of a multisectorial approach is resource optimisation. Also, it aims to ensure a strong focus on management through institutional and programmatic convergence, by integrating it in the planning, implementation and supervision processes
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2019 02:11 PM IST
Aiming to curb malnutrition among school children, the Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) will help the education department develop vegetable and fruit gardens in schools to improve the nutritive value of their mid day meal and make children aware about the role of seasonal vegetables in maintaining health.
New Delhi | By Bharati Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Plantation drives should include plants that will never become trees, but will fight malnutrition. Smart cities, in fact, must grow locally appropriate species across their greening plans. But to give India’s children the nutrition they deserve, the Ayush ministry will need support from panchayats, urban local bodies and all manners of actors you’d never associate with food.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2018 09:17 AM IST
The Ayush ministry plans to lower malnutrition by promoting the use of traditional plant-based superfoods such as ashwagandha (Indian ginseng) and moringa (drumstick) that are high in micronutrients or have medicinal properties that improve absorption of nutrients.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 01:08 PM IST
Tripura CM Biplab Deb had been in the news earlier for a series of controversial comments. He had earlier advised the youth of the state not to waste their crucial time and, instead, milk cows and run pan stalls for livelihood.
Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By Abdul Jadid
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2018 01:46 PM IST
Known in local parlance as ‘Sunahri Kand’, African super food ‘golden sweet potato’ is loaded with 150% more Vitamin A than carrot and papaya. It is very similar to the Indian sweet potatoin appearance but differs largely in nutritional value.
By Shashank Bibhu
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 12:58 PM IST
Rural women’s close interdependence with agriculture points to solutions which co-opt cultivation practices in addressing malnutrition
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 11:47 PM IST
The bodies of the three girls — 8, 4 and 2 years old — were found in Talab Chowk, where the family had moved last Saturday after being evicted from their Saket Block home. Police and medical reports have said that the girls died of starvation.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Anvit Srivastava and Anonna Dutta
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 10:17 AM IST
While the children’s mother was found to be mentally unstable, their father, a rickshaw puller, has not returned home and efforts are on to find him.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 07:17 AM IST
NGO Save the Children’s End of Childhood Report 2018, released on Wednesday with data from 175 countries, shows 38.4% children below the age of five are stunted, a marginal improvement from 39% the previous year.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Rajasthan is the first state to organise community-based management of acute malnutrition.