It aims to cultivate widespread awareness concerning critical human life stages: pregnancy, infancy, childhood, and adolescence
India at 107 ranks below neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka (64), Nepal (81), Bangladesh (84) and Pakistan (99).
The inter-linkage between TB and malnutrition is bi-directional. While TB leads the patient to malnutrition, the risk of developing active TB increases due to malnutrition.
Sustainable control of malaria can help improve nutritional status of endemic communities.
While nutrition is a centre-piece in brain functioning, disciplined lifestyle, physical activity and staying hydrated also help.
Recently launched Health Star Rating system can be made more effective and reliable with the support of the existing Nutrition Fact Table.
Social and behaviour change communication can help broaden and deepen Swachh Bharat Mission to end open defecation, which impacts health and also causes stunting in children
Ushering in behaviour change to reduce undernutrition, hidden hunger and non-communicable diseases can help build back a healthier nation
The Right to Food is one of the fundamental human rights and it is intertwined with other rights including the right to life and health.
In an open letter ahead of the upcoming G7 Summit, World Food Prize Laureates have written to G7 Heads to address the triple threat of Covid-19, climate change and conflict
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