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Ground Zero

Malnutrition Among Children And Pregnant Women: Elected Women Representatives To The Rescue

Sep 19, 2021 Madhu Joshi

Seventh September 2021 marked the initiation of the Poshan Maah – a month of outreach and awareness activities under the Government of India’s flagship POSHAN Abhiyaan to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

PRIs: Enabling Agents For The Last Mile Nutrition Delivery

Sep 13, 2021 Binu Anand

With 28 years of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and nearly 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats across the country, PRIs continue to be the drivers of development initiatives at the grassroots.


Biden Marks 9/11 Anniversary With Tribute, Call For Unity

Biden was a senator when hijackers comandeered four planes and exacted the nation's worst terror attack in 2001. Now he marks the 9/11 anniversary for the first time as commander in chief.

Ground Zero: A Selfie Stop For Some, A Cemetery For Others

Sep 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Visitors from around the world come and go. But for those who live and work close to the memorial, the names on the parapets are more than mere engravings on bronze, and the 55,000 gallons of water recycling through the reflecting pools is more than a social media post.


A Health Worker’s Tireless Efforts To Ensure Iron Supplementation For Adolescent Girls

Mamta Singh, an ANM/midwife with the sub-centre Pure Pandey of Deeh block in Raebareli district of Uttar Pradesh, is amongst those committed health workers who came forward to extend health and nutrition services to the vulnerable.

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12 August, 2021

Food Addiction: A Disorder To Watch

Ishi Khosla

Food addiction implies there is a biochemical condition in the body that creates a physiological craving for specific foods


12 August, 2021

Gen Z And Food Choice: What Are Millennials Thinking When It Comes To Diet And Nutrition

Team Poshan

A deep dive into how our Gen Z, and especially our 16 to 25 year olds, are dealing with food.


16 May, 2021

Meet A Young Change Maker From Tonk

Poshan Desk

17-year old Ravina Bairwa is a grassroots champion who hopes the second wave of COVID-19 will not deny rural girls their health rights


15 March, 2021

Gauri And I: A Grandmother’s Tale

Lokesh Tamagire

Renuka Korwate recounts how an Angawadi didi changed her entire family’s attitude towards children


06 March, 2021

'Nurturing Babies Is Not Just A Mother’s Job'

Dr. Lokesh Tamgire

Arun, a farm hand, recounts how Angawadi workers and a father’s love helped his underweight twins grow into healthy young children 


04 March, 2021

Lata Hole: Babhulgaon’s Agent Of Change

Manda Bhodve

The Anganwadi supervisor and teacher from Maharashtra is known as the great grandmother of the district’s frontline workers


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03 March, 2021

‘It Seemed I Would Never Be Able To Feed My Baby’

Vidit

Pooja had no breast milk for her newborn girl, Trisha, and gave her cow’s milk and biscuits instead. Until some front line workers turned up and brought the smiles back in her family.


25 February, 2021

Technology And Social Distancing: How Some Anganwadi Workers Coped With The COVID-19 Pandemic

Poshan Desk

Five Anganwadi workers explain how they used a mixture of technology and common sense while teaching new mothers the techniques and importance of breastfeeding their children


24 February, 2021

How Sorrow United This Aurangabad Family

Lokesh Tamagire

Young Krishna’s mother died of sickle-cell anaemia within a week of his birth. This is his grandmother’s story


23 February, 2021

A Cheerful Heart Is A Good Medicine

Sangeeta Kale

How a visit to an Angawadi centre transformed Anita Suresh Pawar’s life


22 February, 2021

How Eggs And Women Transformed A Malnutrition-Prone Village

Kalpana Beesabathuni

An all-women owned and managed farmer co-operative that promotes smallholder poultry women farmers in Madhya Pradesh has transformed several villages in Madhya Pradesh


02 December, 2020

Nutrition Stakeholders Pledge To Work Together To Fight Pandemic

Team Poshan

A broad range of stakeholders working on nutrition in India have joined forces to ensure nutrition stays in focus in these troubled times


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16 September, 2020

When Walls Talk

Sijo John and Shipra Prakash

Newly painted Aangawadi offices in Udaipur help spread awareness about nutrition during pregnancy


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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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A metro train runs on a railway track amid low visibility due to a cloudy weather, during the winter season in Ghaziabad.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Germany's Yvonne Li during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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Traditional musicians perform during celebrations for the UAE 50th National Day, at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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A thick layer of haze over city skyline on a cold winter day in Mumbai.

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