Child malnutrition

Risks of lifestyle diseases, particularly ischaemic heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, are very high in Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh. Photo: iStockphoto
A ‘Lancet’ study shows that the annual rate at which child mortality declined over 2005-15 was much quicker than the comparable number in 2000-05. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Closing the gap

1 min read . 01 Oct 2017
India’s record in addressing undernutrition is abysmal. With a stunting rate of 38.4%, India accounts for about a third of the world’s stunted children. Photo: AFP

States should spend more on nutrition

4 min read . 11 Sep 2017
Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Complex challenge

1 min read . 24 Apr 2017
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