Child Malnutrition Current Affairs, GK & News

World Food Day celebrated on October 16

World Food Day is observed every year on October 16. Year 2021 marked the 76th World Food Day. Key facts This day makes human realise how privileged are they to gorge on the delicacies from across the world as well as raises awareness regarding deprived & not-so-privileged people. It acknowledges the founding of Food and ..

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UNICEF’s ‘Fed to Fail?’ Report- Highlights

UNICEF released its new report titled “Fed to Fail? The crisis of children’s diets in early life” on September 23, 2021. Key Findings According to the report, Children aged under 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well. This is leading to irreversible developmental harm. Report warns that ..

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Rice under all scheme to be fortified by 2024

While addressing the nation on 75th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to provide fortified rice to poor under various schemes. Key Points This decision was taken in order to address the problem of malnutrition in India. Providing nutrition to every poor person India is a priority of the government. This decision was taken ..

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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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