‘The tablet given under the WIFS programme is safe and efficacious’.

In a survey conducted by the Panchkula Health Department, about 55 per cent children from all government schools in Panchkula were found to be anaemic.

55,300 School Students In Karnataka To Get Tablets In Pilot Project

Bangalore: Every Monday, children in all 55,300 government and aided schools in the state will be given iron and folic acid tablets. The Union health and family welfare ministry on Wednesday launched its pilot project in Karnataka to beat anaemia among schoolchildren.

Iron deficiency is not found only in the malnourished.

Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation begins tomorrow

In a major initiative to address adolescent anaemia, the government is launching a Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) Programme from Karnataka from Wednesday.

कानपुर, नगर संवाददाता : दो बच्चों के बीच कम अंतर होने से महिलाओं में एनीमिया की समस्या बढ़ी है। मातृ मृत्युदर बढ़ने का कारण भी यही है। यह बातें डॉ.

Investigation report on death of tribal infants at Attappady

A UNICEF investigation report on the recent infant deaths at Attappady says that “anaemia in pregnant mothers and inadequate nutrition” are the main causes for the tragedy.

On 28 MAY, as the rest of Kerala was eagerly waiting for the monsoon rains, a distraught Veera Swami performed the last rites of his four-month- old son in Pagalayur village.

The State government has decided to provide iron and folic acid tablets to schools children to prevent them from developing anaemia and thalassemia, Minister for Health and Family Welfare U T Khade

Maternal and child malnutrition in low-income and middle-income countries encompasses both undernutrition and a growing problem with overweight and obesity. Low body-mass index, indicative of maternal undernutrition, has declined somewhat in the past two decades but continues to be prevalent in Asia and Africa. Prevalence of maternal overweight has had a steady increase since 1980 and exceeds that of underweight in all regions.