Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicNational Family Health Survey

Topic: National Family Health Survey

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.

Modi is popular, BJP keeps winning, but India’s indicators & global rankings are alarming

Govt’s own NFHS, as well as many global non-Left institutions’ rankings have shown a drop in India’s development indicators. This will begin to hurt soon.

‘Historic’ reversal & ‘triple whammy’ — what NFHS data reveals about child nutrition in India

In episode 642 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta analyses the data from the National Family Health Survey 5 to highlight nutrition issues faced by the country.

Registration of deaths likely missed during Covid pandemic, NFHS-5 data indicates

The latest NFHS-5 first phase data shows health insurance is still low in the surveyed states, and a worrying rise in stunting.

The bajra that can fight India’s iron deficiency problem

Study shows consumption of biofortified bajra can improve learning and mental abilities among school-going children.

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.

Wealthy, urban & Jain: Data reveals who is undergoing the most caesareans in India

The National Family Health Survey reveals where caesarean sections are used most and the concerns the data raises.

52% Indian women think it’s okay for their husbands to beat them. Only 42% men agree

Data from the National Family Health Survey found that the number of men who say physical abuse is justified has fallen faster over the past 10 years. 

On Camera


J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.