A newly released nutrition report by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has revealed that undernutrition is still persistent in the region and the number of stunted children has increased.

Apple (AAPL.O) is leading the way in tracing cobalt used in its electronics to ensure the metal has not been mined by children in Democratic Republic of Congo while Microsoft (MSFT.O) is lagging, A

Centre for Science and Environment expresses deep shock at the dubious death tally and massive loss of healthy live years due to illness from growing air pollution in Delhi and the country. Today the leading medical and public health experts of India came together under the aegis of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to release the first ever systematic assessment of burden of disease at both the national and state level in India.

Doctors said in addition to the healthcare system, various government bodies, schools and parents too had a responsibility.

If parents try to curb kids love for junk food, chocolates and sugary drinks, it may help the kid to stay healthy and not gain excess weight.

CHENNAI: Although pneumonia kills one child under five every two minutes in India, the disease is preventable -through vaccines, healthy lifestyle and timely medical intervention -say doctors from

DAKAR, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A bacterial infection passed from mothers to babies kills around 150,000 unborn children and infants a year but has been widely overlooked in developing

‘India suffers from twin-problem of under-nutrition and obesity’

NAINITAL: Around 21 students of Vijaypur Inter College, a government-aided school in Kanda village of Kumaon’s Bageshwar district were admitted to the district hospital late on Tuesday after compla

Minister Carey: "We have instituted a special leadership to run the program at the ministry."
-Says Deputy Commerce Min. Carey; launches food fortification alliance today

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