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POSHAN Abhiyaan: Fighting Malnutrition in the Time of a Pandemic
Dec 14, 2020

POSHAN Abhiyaan: Fighting Malnutrition in the Time of a Pandemic

While India’s malnutrition rates have improved over the recent years, the country is still home to the largest number of stunted and wasted children in the world. To combat the dismal state of nutrition in the country, the government launched the Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment (POSHAN) Abhiyaan (‘movement’) in 2017, a flagship mission that aims at a convergence mechanism for the country’s response to malnut

Poshan Maah 2023: Suposhit Bharat, Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat
Sep 22, 2023

Poshan Maah 2023: Suposhit Bharat, Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat

While progress has been made under Poshan Maah, India's size, diversity, and numerous challenges make it a persistent issue that demands constant atte

Rashtriya Poshan Maah: Addressing malnutrition in children
Sep 02, 2022

Rashtriya Poshan Maah: Addressing malnutrition in children

As part of this year’s Poshan Maah, a plethora of activities have been initiated at the district levels to address malnutrition amongst women and ch

Towards a malnutrition-free India: Best practices and innovations from POSHAN Abhiyaan
Mar 13, 2020

Towards a malnutrition-free India: Best practices and innovations from POSHAN Abhiyaan

While India’s malnutrition rates have dropped dramatically, the country is still home to the largest number of stunted and wasted children in the world. Owing to the cultural and geographical variance across states, combatting malnutrition requires a granular approach. POSHAN Abhiyaan, the government’s national nutrition mission launched in 2017, aims to provide a convergence mechanism for the country’s response to malnutrition. This specia

Budget 2021: Does it provide for women’s health and nutrition?
Mar 08, 2021

Budget 2021: Does it provide for women’s health and nutrition?

The pandemic will lead to pushing 96 million more people into extreme poverty, with 47 million being women and girls.

Budget 2023: Food for thought when it comes to women, children, and nutrition
Feb 03, 2023

Budget 2023: Food for thought when it comes to women, children, and nutrition

There is scope to do more for the vital constituencies of women and children

End to hunger? National Family Health Survey reveals malnutrition free India is far off goal
Dec 20, 2020

End to hunger? National Family Health Survey reveals malnutrition free India is far off goal

India needs to act now by enhancing its programme effectiveness and reach.

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes
Apr 05, 2024

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes

India is prioritising access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services through recent government policies, reflecting a strong commitment to hea

Investing in Adolescent Health: Harnessing India’s Demographic Dividend
Jul 29, 2020

Investing in Adolescent Health: Harnessing India’s Demographic Dividend

Adolescents comprise a significant proportion of India’s population. Despite improvements in various outcomes, this demographic continues to face serious challenges to their health and well-being, including high levels of teenage pregnancies, low rates of antenatal care checkups for adolescent pregnancies, and lack of safe menstrual practices among adolescent girls. Investing in adolescent health should therefore be a policy priority. This repo

Malnutrition: India needs to urgently break inter-generational cycle
Sep 15, 2020

Malnutrition: India needs to urgently break inter-generational cycle

Under-nourished women, in all likelihood, became under-nourished mothers with a greater chance of giving birth to low birth-weight babies, perpetuating this cycle

Street children: The neglected pathology
Feb 08, 2022

Street children: The neglected pathology

The phenomenon of street children has a long history and yet has not received the policy attention it deserves

Want food security? Try dietary diversity
Aug 25, 2020

Want food security? Try dietary diversity

Lack of dietary diversity--adequate intake of food from all the food groups -- can be more harmful to health than infectious diseases

While health services improve, NFHS-5 state level reports indicate #ZeroHunger a far away goal for India
Dec 15, 2020

While health services improve, NFHS-5 state level reports indicate #ZeroHunger a far away goal for India

India needs to enhance its programme effectiveness and reach. It calls for proactive measures and scaling up of innovations required to address malnut

World Children’s Day: Every newborn has a right to survive, thrive and live a life of dignity
Nov 20, 2020

World Children’s Day: Every newborn has a right to survive, thrive and live a life of dignity

Let first one thousand days of life get a chance to unleash the potential of the child to live a life with dignity.

जनतेचे आरोग्य सुधारण्याकरता भारताची धोरणे आणि कार्यक्रम
Apr 07, 2024

जनतेचे आरोग्य सुधारण्याकरता भारताची धोरणे आणि कार्यक्रम

अलीकडे राबविण्यात आलेल्या सरकारी धोरणांद्वारे जनतेला क

पोषण माह 2023: उज्जवल भविष्य के लिए भारत को पोषण, शिक्षित और सशक्त बनाना
Oct 05, 2023

पोषण माह 2023: उज्जवल भविष्य के लिए भारत को पोषण, शिक्षित और सशक्त बनाना

पोषण माह के तहत प्रगति तो दर्ज की गई है लेकिन भारत का आकार,

राष्ट्रीय पोषण महिना: कुपोषणाचा भस्मासूर रोखण्यासाठी
Jul 26, 2023

राष्ट्रीय पोषण महिना: कुपोषणाचा भस्मासूर रोखण्यासाठी

महिला आणि लहान मुलांमधील कुपोषण रोखण्यासाठी यावर्षी राष्ट्रीय पोषण महिन्याचे निमित्त साधून जिल्हा स्तरावर विविध उपक्रमांचे आयोजन करण्यात आले आहे.

राष्ट्रीय पोषण माह: बच्चों में कुपोषण की समस्या का समाधान ढूंढने का प्रयास
Sep 08, 2022

राष्ट्रीय पोषण माह: बच्चों में कुपोषण की समस्या का समाधान ढूंढने का प्रयास

इस साल के पोषण माह अभियान के तहत महिलाओं और बच्चों में कुप