Social Welfare, Women and Child Development Minister Louise Marandi addressing a programme on ‘Nutrition’ on Tuesday said that a collective approach is required to eradicate the problem of malnutri

The Minister for Finance, and Economic Planning, Dr Uzziel Ndagijimana and the World Bank Vice President for the African Region Makhtar Diop, on Wednesday, signed a $23 million (approx.

Besides smoking and drinking alcohol, parents' health including obesity and poor diet can have "profound implications" for the growth, development and long-term health of their children before thei

Pune: The state government’s move to make Aadhaar linkage compulsory for all anganwadi children has left the social activists fuming, considering that almost 60% kids in Maharashtra do not have the

Hunger has become ever more complex, and therefore efforts to sustainably eradicate hunger and malnutrition depend on policies and programs that match these complexities. Innovations are critical for progress. However, they require increased public and private investments as well.

Some 124 million people suffered from acute food insecurity in 2017, up from 108 millions in 2016, the United Nations (UN) said in a report on Thursday.

Among nuts, peanut is considered as superfood and has been effective in treating malnutrition across the globe. Peanuts have more protein and 30 essential vitamins and minerals that are effective to combat acute malnutrition. Nutritive value of peanuts reveals that nearly half of the mass of the kernel is made of lipids, whereas protein and carbohydrate constitute nearly one-fifth to one-fourth of the kernel mass.

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The 2018 Global Report on Food Crises provides the latest estimates of severe hunger in the world. An estimated 124 million people in 51 countries are currently facing Crisis food insecurity or worse (the equivalent of IPC/CH Phase 3 or above).

Jamshedpur: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi-based leading research outfit, has suggested four key areas which the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) of West Singhbhum sho

The United Nations warns more than two million severely acutely malnourished children in Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of dying unless they receive urgently needed therapeutic aid.

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