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Children Child Wasting Malnutrition Hunger

Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries

Ahead of G7 summit, UNICEF appeals for US$1.2 billion to meet urgent needs of 8 million children at risk of death from severe wasting
From UNICEF on June 22, 2022
Children Malnutrition Child Wasting Child Health

Severe malnutrition or wasting, ‘excruciatingly painful’ threat to child survival

Severe malnutrition, also known as severe wasting, is one of the top threats to child survival, yet perhaps one of the least known or understood, according to a report issued on Tuesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
From UN News on May 17, 2022
Children Malnutrition Child Wasting Food Inflation

World a ‘virtual tinderbox’ for catastrophic levels of severe malnutrition in children

Soaring food prices driven by the war in Ukraine and pandemic-fuelled budget cuts set to drive up both need for, and cost of life-saving therapeutic food treatment, the latter by up to 16 per cent
From UNICEF on May 17, 2022
Children Child Well-being Rich Countries Children in Conflict Zones

Upset with the Opulence of the Rich? But the World’s Children Are Paying the Bill

The excesses committed by rich people can be deadly–and in fact they are. Be it about food, energy or overall waste, such excesses have been depleting the world’s natural resources and pushing both current and future generations towards the edge of a predictable abyss.
By Baher Kamal for Inter Press Service on May 30, 2022
Children Malnutrition Child Wasting Child Deaths

India has world’s highest number of children with severe acute malnutrition: UNICEF

One out of every five deaths in children under five globally is due to severe wasting
By Taran Deol for DownToEarth on May 18, 2022
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Its Nutrition Schemes In A Mess, Stunting And Wasting Are Rampant Among UP’s Children

A slew of initiatives, some dating back to nearly 50 years, have not succeeded in saving the children of Uttar Pradesh from acute malnourishment, shows an investigation centred in Varanasi’s Dalit slums.
By Neetu Singh for BehanBox on March 16, 2022
Children Malnutrition Child Wasting Child Stunting

Code red on malnutrition: Why half the kids in 3 poorest UP districts are stunted, many ‘wasted’

Healthcare workers, officials in Bahraich, Balrampur and Shravasti districts say there’s no one reason behind high malnutrition level in one of most backward regions in India.
By Moushumi Das Gupta for ThePrint on February 23, 2022
Health Anaemia Nutritional Deficiency Stunting

Some cheer, some gloom

India has become a more anemic country since the NFHS-4 survey (2015-16), with anaemia rates rising significantly across age groups
By Veena S Rao for Deccan Herald on December 10, 2021
Health Child Wasting Anaemia Malnutrition

Wasting children, anaemic women: National Family Health Survey data shows troubling reversals

Higher levels of obesity suggest even those who do not go hungry get poor nutrition.
By Tabassum Barnagarwala for Scroll.in on November 26, 2021
Health Child Wasting Anaemia Obesity

Wasting children, anaemic women: National Family Health Survey data shows troubling reversals

Higher levels of obesity suggest even those who do not go hungry get poor nutrition.
By Tabassum Barnagarwala for Scroll.in on November 26, 2021