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.

A growing number of governments, donor agencies, and development organizations are committed to supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA) to achieve their development goals.

This discussion paper shows that schools offer a unique opportunity to improve nutrition using a systemic, multi-sectoral approach. Social, health, economic and ethic arguments coalesce in and around schools.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Nutrition Level Under ICDS Scheme, 28/07/2017. As on 31.03.2017, 9.83 crore beneficiaries availed the Supplementary Nutrition under the Anganwadi Services of Umbrella ICDS Scheme. A statement showing the funds allocated and utilised under ICDS scheme for Supplementary Nutrition during each of the last three years, State/UT-wise is annexed.

KOLKATA: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday allotted Rs 205 crore as compensation for farmers hit by unseasonal rain.

This report aims to provide a general overview of national trends and of state-level variability in nutrition outcomes, determinants, and intervention coverage, thus helping to identify areas of progress and areas where more investment is critical to accelerate progress.

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.

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