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New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Thursday informed that the economic cost of food-borne diseases in India is estimated to be a whopping USD 15 billion. While wasting (21 per cent), underweighting (36 per cent), stunting (38 per cent) are common among children
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], Aug 25 (ANI): Children living at high altitudes are found to be more stunted, on average, than peers residing at lower altitudes, according to a new study.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Washington D.C. (USA), July 23 (ANI): A new reserach has found that the affordability of more nutritious foods is an important factor when it comes to factors likes malnutrition, obesity and child stunting.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Washington D.C [U.S.A], May 17 (ANI): Stunting and underweight prevalence were 10 per cent higher in children born to adolescent mothers than in children born to adult mothers.
Updated : 3 years ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): In a move to target the problem of malnutrition, stunting and low birth weight babies, the Union Cabinet has approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs 9046.17 crore commencing from 2017-18, the government said
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct.17 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Monday announced to give an additional one billion US dollar fund to Bangladesh over the next two years as assistance for reducing malnutrition and stunting among children.
London [UK], Sept. 30 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has warned that he will name and shame countries that fail to tackle the malnourishment and poor growth of their children, as part of a mission to rid the world of stunting.