Over half of India’s women are anaemic and one in every five is underweight, reveals National Family Health Survey-4 (NFHS-4)

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Food Fortification for Children, 10/03/2017.

Five private hospitals — Jaslok, Hinduja, Global, Wadia and Surya Child Care — work with anganwadis to bring malnutrition cases in district down from 43,865 to 7,562 in over three months.

Soon villagers will be able to call central government's toll free number to complain or enquire about health facilities for mother and children in their vicinity.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Malnutrition in India, 16/12/2016. The National Food Security Act, 2013 is being implemented in all the States/Union Territories (UTs). State/UT-wise detail of coverage determined under the Act for receiving highly subsidized foodgrains and the current coverage, based on identification of eligible

JAIPUR: Naveen Jain, chief of state's unit of the National Health Mission (NHM), said at a meeting of stakeholders on the problem of malnutrition in Rajasthan that the programme of community-based

TRICHY: Adolescent girls in urban areas of Trichy continue to shun the supplementary nutrition provided by the state government while rural adolescent girls lap it up and stay healthy.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme, 18/11/2016. The ICDS Scheme started in 1975 was universalized in 2008-09 preceded by rapid expansion in the years 2005-06 to 2008-09 so as to cover all habitations, including Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and minority population, across the country with the approval of 7076 ICDS Projects and 14 lakh Anganwadi Centres. Against 7076 sanctioned Projects and 14 lakh sanctioned Anganwadi Centres, 7073 Projects and 13.49 lakh Anganwdi Centres are operational as on 30.09.2016.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Sunday released new standards on fortification on food.

29% Drop In Hunger Worldwide But India Slips From 83 To 97 In 16 Yrs

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