High Court today sought affidavit from the authorities disclosing therein the details of amount received and payment made for the supply, purchase and procurement of nutritional items for Anganwari

PUNE: Of the 57 lakh children in the state screened every month for their weight and nutrition status under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), an average of over 87,000 children are severe

Nutrition is on the centre stage of the National Development Agenda with respect to Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a clear focus on reduction of maternal, infant and young child mortality.

Despite greater fiscal autonomy and higher tax revenues shared by the Centre with states, 14 of 20 states surveyed cut spending on a key nutrition programme–Supplementary Nutrition Programme or SNP

The National Nutrition Mission, with all its hype, is confined very much to fixing targets, and its focus does not seem to consist in addressing the causes for the high prevalence of malnutrition,

To improve nutritional status of 10 cr persons across 315 districts

This is the last full budget of the present government and the last opportunity for it to demonstrate its commitment to India's health and nutrition

CHENNAI: In spite of effective and cheap treatment, prevalence of leprosy in Tamil Nadu has been steadily increasing since 2012, even as the national average recorded a decline.

Most child deaths in India occur from treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and complications at birth.

There is currently much talk of the private sector role in nutrition, and whether the state can ‘shape’ the market to deliver better nutritional outcomes.

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