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The Hindu - 28 July 14 - Opinion

The Hindu – 28 July 14 – Opinion

1) Investing in health through hygiene

TAKEAWAY -Mixing up issues of hunger, average availability of food/cereals (or calorie deficiency), poverty and malnutrition, can lead to serious diagnostic errors and ineffective policies that make little dent on these problems.

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UN Warns of Alarming Malnutrition Rates in Somali Capital

Source: Voice of America

The United Nations has reported alarming rates of malnutrition in the Somali capital where aid agencies cannot meet the needs of 350,000 people due to insufficient funds, drought and conflict. 327 more words

Conflict

Better nutrition despite drought

The rainfall is low this year. The impending drought is bringing up many challenges. Vayam’s tribal villages face the possibility of rise in malnutrition. Vegetables crop is down and the market prices are shooting up. 109 more words

Ideal Conditions

Earlier this month it was announced that the sport scientist turned diet guru Tim Noakes is in talks with Derek Carstens, former First Rand executive and now… 1,089 more words

Comment

Anti-Malnutrition Chips

At the science exhibit of Department of Science & Technology, I bought this chips to relieve my starvation in the duration of my 4.5 hours visit. 121 more words

Food

Dharavi diaries: The mystery of Aryan's malnutrition

Healthyurbanworld will be following a severely malnourished child for a six months and note how the programme helps the baby’s development. 

Two and a half year old, Aryan Kothari is sick yet again. 427 more words

SNEHA

Burkina Faso: malnourished children may lose life-saving Plumpy'Sup

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said this week that its nutrition programs in Burkina Faso may cease because of low funding. This means hungry children will not receive Plumpy’Sup, a food that fights potentially deadly… 7 more words

Global Hunger