Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: anaemia

Want to boost your child’s growth? Replace rice with millets, says India-led nutrition study

Study — led by Dr S. Anitha, senior scientist, nutrition, at ICRISAT — is a review and analysis of 8 previously published studies. It was published in the journal 'Nutrients' this month.

Air pollution could be linked to higher prevalence of anaemia among children under 5 in India

Study by IIT Delhi and Harvard University finds a 1.90% increase in average anaemia prevalence among children for every 10 mg per cubic metre increase in exposure to PM 2.5.

How is India’s economy affecting health? Look at rise in anaemia among women

Based on trends seen in the latest National Family Health Survey, one can connect the dots between rising malnutrition, anaemia & changing policy landscape.

To tackle anaemia, Modi govt plans to make fortification of rice mandatory in next 3 years

The central government plans to fortify rice, the staple food of more than 70 per cent of the Indian population, with iron, folic acid and vitamin B-12.

This ad wants women to take care of their health, but not everyone is buying it

An advertisement raising awareness on anaemia in women drew some flak for the visual focus on the women and their clothing.

Curbing teen pregnancy can help check India’s anaemia epidemic, study finds

An estimated 53% of India’s women in the reproductive age group are said to suffer from anaemia, according to the latest National Family Health Survey.

2.5 crore Indian kids underweight due to malnutrition: Global report

India also has the largest number (17 crores) of women in reproductive age affected by anaemia, followed by China (9 crores) and Pakistan (2.5 crores).

On Camera


In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.