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India’s weight problem – malnutrition and overweight

The latest study has found that among various malnutrition indicators, low birth weight is the largest contributor to child deaths, followed stunting, underweight and wasting...................

India Iodine Survey 2018-19: 76.3% of Indian households consume adequately iodized...

Nutrition International and partners disseminate results of India Iodine Survey 2018-19 which convey need to sustain and step up efforts to achieve Universal Salt Iodisation (USI)...................

Convergence meeting on POSHAN Abhiyaan implementation held in Telangana

The meeting by top officials with key line departments was to augment the efforts to achieve nutritional outcomes in the state of Telangana....................

Agri researchers join nutrition & health scientists to discuss global challenges

Over 350 researchers working in agriculture, nutrition and health gathered in India recently to understand and tackle major global challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).............

“Hunger impacts human potential across generations”

Mentioned Mr Dola Mahapatra, Executive Director, Rise Against Hunger India in his exclusive interaction with the BioVoice. Dr Mahapatra shared details on his organization's vision, current activities and various aspects of policymaking involving huger reduction, nutrition, agricultural production and much more...…………...

Soybased nutrition feeding improved health of malnourished children in Madhya Pradesh

After continuous supplementation of these soy products (20 g Soysattu, or 20 g soynuts or 25g soybiscuits/ day) for last 12 months, significant improvement was observed in the health of malnourished children in the state................

Prof M S Swaminathan receives World Agriculture Prize, institutes fellowship with...

The financial amount associated with this prize instituted by the ICFA, will be used for creating fellowships at MS Swaminathan Research Foundation at the post-graduate level for women and men scientists...………...

National dissemination workshop on anemia free India held in Delhi

The Anemia Mukt Bharat- intensified Iron-plus Initiative aims to strengthen the existing mechanisms and foster newer strategies for tackling anemia, focused on six target beneficiary groups...……………….

National consultation on reducing malnutrition & childhood illnesses

The consultation was an opportunity to share and disseminate best practices for reducing undernutrition, maximizing the impact and reaching the most vulnerable through proven community mobilization strategies and scale up models...…………….

NIRDPR to host five-day training programme on gender sensitization in agriculture

The programme seeks to familiarize the participants with the idea of gender sensitivity and gender justice in nutrition and expose participants to innovative strategies and best practices to promote Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture...……………….