Child Malnutrition Current Affairs, GK & News

UNICEF Day: December 11

Every year, UNICEF Day is observed on December 11 by the United Nations. The UNICEF day is celebrated on December 11 because the United Nations General Assembly created UNICEF on December 11, 1946. UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children Emergency Fund. It was started in order to provide assistance, supplies and improve health, education, ..

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POSHAN ABHIYAN: MoU signed between AYUSH Ministry and WCD Ministry to control Malnutrition

On September 20, 2020, the Ministry of Ayush and Ministry of Women and Child Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to control malnutrition in the country. The agreement was signed as a part of Poshan Abhiyaan. Highlights According to the Memorandum of understanding, the Women and Child Development Ministry will undertake scientifically proven and user ..

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The State of Young Child in India Report

The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu called for a well-strategized collective action on multiple fronts to ensure well-being of young children for India to take full advantage of demographic dividend. While releasing ‘The State of Young Child in India’ report, Vice President said Child development should be the foundation of our development architecture and ..

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Short Note – Child Diseases (AES & JE)

The states of UP and Bihar are densely populated, lack sufficient resources, roads, and medical facilities. The problems are compounded by medical ailments that are unique to these regions and majorly, affect children. Two of these diseases are Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE). The JE is a sub-variant of the AES. Acute ..

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One Nation, One Ration card

The Central government of India has given the all States and Union Territories a one-year deadline till June 30, 2020 for rolling out the one nation, one ration card system. What is this scheme? Under this system, the beneficiaries will be able to buy subsidized grains from the ration shops in any part of the ..

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