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Dr  Sanjay K  Rai, President, Indian Public Health Association Appreciates Outlook Poshan 2.0

Dr Sanjay K Rai, President, Indian Public Health Association Appreciates Outlook Poshan 2.0

Dr Sanjay K Rai, President, Indian Public Health Association Appreciates Outlook Poshan 2.0 Initiative

17 May 2022
How Food Fortification Causes 'Hidden Hunger' In India

How Food Fortification Causes 'Hidden Hunger' In India

Pushing subsidised cereals like fortified rice through an elaborate public distribution system (PDS) ensures that a vast majority of Indians consume far more...

27 April 2022

Nutrition And WASH Go Hand In Hand

Safe water, sustainable sanitation and good hygiene practices are the keys to the scaling-up nutrition among the vulnerable population groups in India

PDS: From Food Security to Nutrition Security

PDS: From Food Security to Nutrition Security

While India's PDS, the world's biggest food security initiative, has helped avert famines, it has not been able to provide nutrition security, because for...

24 April 2022

What Ignites Hatred In The Belly?

The new welfarism as part of the neoliberal reforms undertaken in early 1990s is yet to ensure that all citizens receive enough nutritious food

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29 April 2022
Food Insecurity: No Prayer For The Malnourished

Food Insecurity: No Prayer For The Malnourished

Behind the record sales of Parle-G during the pandemic is India’s murky reality—lack of safety net and food security


09 April 2022
Smt. Pavneet Kaur talks about Malnutrition

Smt. Pavneet Kaur talks about Malnutrition

Smt. Pavneet Kaur, IAS, District Collector, Amravati, Maharashtra, shares her thoughts at the launch of new season of Poshan 2.0: Reach Each Child initiative...


08 April 2022
Ravi Bhatnagar on World Health Day

Ravi Bhatnagar on World Health Day

Ravi Bhatnagar, Director - External Affairs and Partnerships, Reckitt, shares his thoughts on the occasion of World Health Day 2022 and launch of new season...


21 April 2022
Bishow Parajuli on World Health Day

Bishow Parajuli on World Health Day

Bishow Parajuli, Representative and Country Director, United Nations World Food Programme, shares his thoughts on the occasion of World Health Day 2022 and...


10 April 2022
VP Venkaiah Naidu on World Health Day

VP Venkaiah Naidu on World Health Day

Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, shares his thoughts on the occasion of World Health Day 2022 and launch of new season of Poshan 2.0: #ReachEachChild...


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07 April 2022
Dr. Swati Piramal on World Health Day

Dr. Swati Piramal on World Health Day

Dr. Swati Piramal, Vice-Chairperson, Piramal Group, and Director of Piramal Foundation, shares her thoughts on the occasion of World Health Day 2022 and launch...


07 April 2022
Smt. Naina Lal Kidwai on World Health Day

Smt. Naina Lal Kidwai on World Health Day

Naina Lal Kidwai, Chair, India Sanitation Coalition, and Former President of FICCI, shares her thoughts on the occasion of World Health Day 2022 and launch of...


07 April 2022
Communication Is Key In Making Nutrition Reach The Vulnerable

Communication Is Key In Making Nutrition Reach The Vulnerable

Strategic communication will enable people to make informed choices and improve nutrition outcomes, health indicators and their quality of life.


07 April 2022
Improving Quality Of Nutrition Services The Way To Suposhit Bharat

Improving Quality Of Nutrition Services The Way To Suposhit Bharat

Enhancement of the quality of nutrition services and strengthening of the community’s role in delivering them is the call this World Health Day.


07 April 2022
Focus On Tribal Children’s Nutrition Key To A Healthy India

Focus On Tribal Children’s Nutrition Key To A Healthy India

This World Health Day, India is reminded that it can accelerate its development journey by combating undernutrition in tribal children using a whole-system and...


08 January 2022
Breaking The Intergenerational Malnutrition Cycle By Starting Young

Breaking The Intergenerational Malnutrition Cycle By Starting Young

According to the latest fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5), the anaemia in adolescent girls increased to 59.1% from 54.1% in NFHS-4, while...


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20 December 2021
Prepare short term plan to tackle malnutrition deaths in tribal belt, HC tells Maha

Prepare short term plan to tackle malnutrition deaths in tribal belt, HC tells Maha

The court was hearing a bunch of public interest litigations filed in 2007 highlighting the high numbers of deaths of children, pregnant women and lactating...


18 December 2021
How Inadequate Fund Allocation Is Creating A Stunted India

How Inadequate Fund Allocation Is Creating A Stunted India

Data revealed by the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) once again throws light on the paradoxical growth story of India.


18 December 2021
MPI: Yet Another Marker For India’s Poverty Problem

MPI: Yet Another Marker For India’s Poverty Problem

How does one determine multidimensional poverty? What are its lacunae? What is the politics behind various poverty indices?


19 October 2021
Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several...


19 September 2021
Malnutrition Among Children And Pregnant Women: Elected Women Representatives To The Rescue

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

Seventh September 2021 marked the initiation of the Poshan Maah – a month of outreach and awareness activities under the Government of India’s flagship...


18 September 2021
Nurtured And Nourished Minds Are More Productive, Start Early And Sustain Through Lifecourse

Nurtured And Nourished Minds Are More Productive, Start Early And Sustain Through Lifecourse

Science shows that malnutrition in early life, often manifested in form of stunting, is associated with adverse consequences in later life for morbidity and...


17 August 2021
Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan Lifts 1.5 Lakh Children Out Of Malnourishment In Chattisgarh

Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan Lifts 1.5 Lakh Children Out Of Malnourishment In Chattisgarh

The nutrition drive has helped the state reduce the number of malnourished children by 32 per cent.


21 June 2021
A Legal View: Faultlines in Implementation of Child Nutrition Schemes through Anganwadis

A Legal View: Faultlines in Implementation of Child Nutrition Schemes through Anganwadis

With the success of the green revolution, the focus now shifted to solving the problem of malnutrition.


11 June 2021
Covid Diet: Here’s What You Should Eat Post Recovery

Covid Diet: Here’s What You Should Eat Post Recovery

Coronavirus diet: The Covid-19 patients with severe conditions are at a major risk of malnutrition and sarcopenia.


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