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Maternal and infantile health in  India

Did you know that 60 to 80% of pregnant women and 50% of children in India are anaemic? This is mostly caused by malnutrition and/or under nutrition and it has wide spread effects on the body. 381 more words

Social Business

Absolutely incredible.....

Well hello there dear friend…. its been a while. Many have asked if a blog was coming soon. Apparently people enjoy reading as much as I enjoy writing. 1,892 more words

Guatemala Missionary

C. difficile infections With Challenging Nutritional Intake Imbalances; Malnutrition

A C. difficile infection effects the gastrointestinal system.

What Is the Gastrointestinal System?
The human gastrointestinal system or GI tract, is an organ system responsible for consuming and digesting food, absorbing nutrients, and expelling waste (fecal matter).  1,067 more words

Nutrition

Less hunger with mobile phones

Photo credit: UN News Centre

UN bodies present projects showing how ‘Big Data’ can save lives, fight hunger

Anonymized data – information from which the identity of the sender has been stripped – from mobile telephone usage could provide vital support in efforts to achieve sustainable development and to respond to humanitarian crises, according to insights derived from a study by the United Nations. 207 more words

Food / Food Security

Iodine Deficiency

source- http://data.unicef.org/nutrition/iodine 61 more words

Hunger

Police Say Parents Of Dead Nevada Toddler May Be In Southland

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The parents of a 3-year-old girl found dead in a North Las Vegas, Nev., home earlier this week might be in the Southland traveling with five other children, authorities said Saturday morning. 239 more words

News

URI students save the lives of 85 children and counting

Last month on the Huffington Post I wrote a feature on a unique St. Patrick’s Day celebration started by University of Rhode Island students. Their idea was to celebrate St. 20 more words

Global Hunger