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Eggs in Mid-Day Meals: Parents in Karnataka pull kids from school fearing 'bad influence'

The education department has stayed firm on its decision to provide eggs in Mid-Day Meals in Karnataka to deal with the malnutrition crisis

Published on 23rd December 2021
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Fighting malnutrition: Why the FCI plans to distribute fortified rice to make India well nourished by 2024

Fortification of rice is a cost-effective and complementary strategy to increase vitamin and mineral content in diets and a step towards nutritional security and to fight anaemia and malnutrition

Published on 22nd December 2021
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Bombay High Court questions Maharashtra about malnutrition deaths amongst children, says welfare schemes only on paper

The petitioners told the court that from August to September this year, 40 children died and there had been 24 cases of stillbirth due to malnutrition and lack of doctors in state's Melghat region

Published on 13th September 2021
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Private schools in Karnataka welcome report recommending reopening of schools

The report stated that further delay in reopening schools may push children into malnutrition, child labour, child marriage and begging

Published on 23rd June 2021
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UNICEF says more than 86,000 Haiti kids could be affected by malnutrition amid pandemic 

UNICEF has only a one-month supply left of a special food paste given to children in need and is seeking $3 million by the end of June

Published on 31st May 2021
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State govt schemes have helped thousands of children, women out of malnutrition: CM Bhupesh Baghel

The Chief Minister stated that 90,000 children have been pulled out of malnutrition and 20,000 women were free from both anaemia and malnutrition

Published on 1st February 2021
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10 million children in war-ravaged Afghanistan are at risk of starvation, call for funds

The UN and its humanitarian partners will seek USD 1.3 billion in aid for 16 million Afghans in need this year, UN secretary-general spokesman Stephane Dujarric, said

Published on 19th January 2021
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This Bengaluru boy's mobile application can detect malnutrition in children aged five and below

Ayush Gharat has been working to help Asha workers deal with malnutrition issues in children and helping the frontline health workers to deal with stress and depression during this pandemic 

Published on 6th September 2020
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How 'Back to School' initiative in Udhampur is helping over 2,000 children get basic education 

The initiative aims at eradicating illiteracy, malnutrition, and domestic child labour by enrolling children from economically weaker families into schools

Published on 23rd August 2020
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These students organised a PR campaign to raise awareness about hunger and malnutrition

Strike Hunger was organised by students who conducted food drives and flash mobs to bring attention to a number of social issues like hunger and malnutrition

Published on 16th February 2020
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Odisha constitutes new task force to check child marriages in the state

Child marriage is the main reason for high rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and malnutrition, Koraput Collector Madhusudan Mishra said.

Published on 15th September 2019
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PIL in Supreme Court for community kitchens in all states to combat hunger 

The plea, which is listed for hearing on Monday before a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, alleged that many children under the age of five die every day due to hunger and malnutrition 

Published on 1st September 2019
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Meet Md Suhail, who has invented a way to find protein deficiency in kids using paper strips

Detecting lack of dietary protein with a piece of paper? Yes, that’s what 17-year-old Mohammed Suhail Chinya Salimpasha has made possible. We talk to him to know how he came up with this

Published on 6th February 2019
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Meet Mona Kourav, the youngest PhD scholar-sarpanch of MP, who loves to lead by example  

Mona became a sarpanch in 2015, at just 21, and  is now helping the state with issues of malnutrition

Published on 4th December 2018
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These youngsters are making roads safer for Mumbaikars, one sticker at a time

This group is also involved in other social issues as well, like education, malnutrition, helping the people in need - in hospitals, slum Areas, dumping ground, cleaning public toilets, and more

Published on 20th May 2018

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