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International Development Agencies 'Unite for Nutrition' call for continued commitment and leadership
On the eve of Universal Children's Day, International agencies and donors made a joint commitment to support the Government of India to improve maternal and child nutrition in India.

Young MPs give fervent call to unite against malnutrition
Young parliamentarians, cutting across party lines, and eminent personalities gave an impassioned call for standing-up and uniting against the scourge of malnutrition after a day-long visit to the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

MPs stage a Candlelight Vigil to highlight Child Malnutrition in India
Getting more than 100 Members of Parliament to sign a pledge was never going to be an easy task. Staging a candlelight vigil at the high-security India Gate area was also fraught with problems– permissions, security, crowds…etc.

MPs' group tours malnutrition areas in Maharashtra
The citizens' alliance visited Maharashtra in September to assess the malnutrition

Prime Minister to discuss malnutrition at the Chief Ministers' meet
1 August 2007, New Delhi: Malnutrition will be on the top of the agenda when the Chief Ministers of the country meet here for the National Development Council (NDC), said the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Dealing with malnourishment: MPs willing to learn
On 28th March, the Gwalior district administration officials broke into a sweat that had nothing to do with the scorching heat.

Programming Inclusion: Taking Vitamin A to the Excluded Children of Bihar
The catch-up round was organised by State Health Society with support from UNICEF to take Vitamin A to more than 10 million children of Bihar between 9 months and three years old.

Salt traders team up to fight IDD in Uttar Pradesh
A mapping of salt wholesalers was done in the state of Uttar Pradesh in 2002, probably the first such study done in the world.

Supplementary feeding - a lifeline for undernourished children in Madhya Pradesh
It was a busy Monday morning for mothers of toddlers at Mahugarha village, in Guna district, M.P. Women with young children aged up to 5 years gathered at the village anganwadi centre where the little ones were getting weighed.

Under-nutrition - a challenge for India
Preventing under-nutrition has emerged as one of the most critical challenges to India’s development planners in recent times.

Positive Deviance - reaching out to undernourished children
It seemed as though the Community Child Development Centre (anganwadi centre) at Bharu Ramkrishnapur, a sleepy village in South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal was hosting a ‘picnic’

State Coalition for Sustained Adequate Iodine Intake launched in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad 29 May 2006: At a ceremony organized by the Department of Civil Supplies and Health & Family Welfare in collaboration with UNICEF, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Y S Raja Sekhara Reddy launched the State Coalition for iodine intake.

UNICEF aids Small Scale Salt Producers to ensure Universal Salt Iodization
Despite Gujarat being the largest salt producing state in India, an analysis of the salt samples tested in various districts revealed that inadequate or nil iodine content was found in the salt being produced by the small scale salt producers.





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