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Instagram Influencers become force multipliers for “Reach Each Child” Campaign

Instagram Influencers become force multipliers for “Reach Each Child” Campaign

Here’s our tribute to four Instagram stars who helped promote the cause

15 April 2021
Poshan 2.0: Identify And Hospitalize Severely Malnourished Children, Center Tells States

Poshan 2.0: Identify And Hospitalize Severely Malnourished Children, Center Tells States

The Ministry for Women and Child Development also asks states to set up Poshan Vatikas and promote Yoga 

19 February 2021

Health Minister KK Shailaja To Open Kerala's First Human Milk Bank On February 5

The milk bank will be set up to ensure breast milk for newborn babies whose mothers cannot breastfeed them

10 Food Tips To Keep You Warm

10 Food Tips To Keep You Warm

Here's how to replenish your body with some hot winter delicacies

28 January 2021

The Challenge Of Acute Malnutrition

Treating Severely Acute Malnourished children must be the first priority of healthcare workers

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19 January 2021
Wanted: A Poshan Plus Strategy To Deal With Malnutrition

Wanted: A Poshan Plus Strategy To Deal With Malnutrition

Niti Aayog flags gaps and challenges in the implementation of Poshan Abhiyan in various states


18 January 2021
Planning At Local Level Can Accelerate Health Outcomes For Newborns

Planning At Local Level Can Accelerate Health Outcomes For Newborns

It is estimated that reducing malnutrition could add about 3% to India's GDP as one in every three malnourished children in the world is Indian


12 January 2021
Here’s How To Practice Mindful Eating Habits

Here’s How To Practice Mindful Eating Habits

Here are some tips to control unhealthy eating habits developed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns.


06 January 2021
Food, Fun And Football With A Twist

Food, Fun And Football With A Twist

What does the ancient and strenuous British sport of rugby have to do with food, underprivileged children and the equally ancient city of Calcutta, now known...


05 January 2021
Diabetes, Diet And Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetes, Diet And Fatty Liver Disease

Diabetes is a major risk factor for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, which if left untreated may progress to liver scarring or liver fibrosis


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04 January 2021
7 Winter Superfoods To Boost Kids Immunity

7 Winter Superfoods To Boost Kids Immunity

Eating healthy winter foods help keep your kids, disease-free and warm. Here are 7 foods to include in your kid’s diet:


30 December 2020
How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

For children from India’s poorest families, a lost year of learning has been the least of their losses. School closure has meant the loss of safe spaces,...


24 December 2020
Winter Friendly Foods To Boost Immunity

Winter Friendly Foods To Boost Immunity

Here are some healthy food habits to keep your immunity levels in check during the winter season


18 December 2020
Study Suggests Covid Positive Mothers Transferred Immunity To Babies

Study Suggests Covid Positive Mothers Transferred Immunity To Babies

According to the research, there was no evidence of mother-to-child transmission of the coronavirus via breast milk or placenta.


18 December 2020
Lack Of Breastmilk Could Lead To Infantile Epilepsy

Lack Of Breastmilk Could Lead To Infantile Epilepsy

A pilot study reveals low blood sugar at birth and genetic diseases, are important underlying cause for a common form of epilepsy in young Indian children


17 December 2020
The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

Can our policymakers revisit and redesign the government nutrition programmes to obtain results?


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16 December 2020
What Covid-19 Taught Us About Mothers And Children

What Covid-19 Taught Us About Mothers And Children

A focused solutioning hub could help boost our maternal and infant health programmes


15 December 2020
Family Health Survey Notes Surge In Obesity In Kids Under 5

Family Health Survey Notes Surge In Obesity In Kids Under 5

Not just children, rise in obesity has even been recorded in adults in the latest NFHS survey in comparison to NFHS-4.


14 December 2020
No Big Surprises In Family Health Survey, Feel Experts

No Big Surprises In Family Health Survey, Feel Experts

The partial survey of 18 state and 5 union territories show a rise in infant malnutrition, and decline in infant mortality


14 December 2020
The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

As 2020 comes to a close, here's some facts and figures on how India and the world are performing on food and nutrition security.


13 December 2020
India Pledges USD 2 Billion To Strengthen Care For Women, Children, Adolescents

India Pledges USD 2 Billion To Strengthen Care For Women, Children, Adolescents

India's commitment will be used to strengthen all levels of care in response to the pandemic and to ensure essential public health functions during the year...


11 December 2020
Covid-19 And The Irreversible Marks Undernutrition Will Leave In Its Wake

Covid-19 And The Irreversible Marks Undernutrition Will Leave In Its Wake

India’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts should be to prevent child undernutrition now rather than to treat it later.


14 December 2020
Commitment To Action: Ensuring  Nutrition Financing In India

Commitment To Action: Ensuring Nutrition Financing In India

While low revenues due to the pandemic may mean substantial funds for nutrition may not be possible, there are still ways to ensure more nutrition for the...


30 November 2020
Anaemia During Pregnancy Leads To Maternal Mortality, Morbidity: Medical Experts

Anaemia During Pregnancy Leads To Maternal Mortality, Morbidity: Medical Experts

There is a need to intensify efforts to address all causes of anaemia, say healthcare experts


26 November 2020
It's Time To Weigh The Cost Of Obesity

It's Time To Weigh The Cost Of Obesity

As India marks anti-obesity day, let's look at the immense cost of being an overweight nation


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