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May 13, 2011
Giving poor families land on which to grow crops has been shown to improve child nutrition.
April 28, 2011
The average height of very poor women in some developing countries has shrunk in recent decades, according to a new study by Harvard researchers.
April 28, 2011
For nearly three decades, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert W. Fogel and a small clutch of colleagues have assiduously researched what the size and shape of the human body say about economic and social changes throughout history, and vice versa.
April 26, 2011
According to statistics of the Ministry of Health, only 18 percent of newborn babies in the country are fed solely on breast milk alone for the first six months.
April 5, 2011
Shanjida, a housewife at the city’s Rampura area, used to feed her one-year-and-three-month-old baby boy semolina made with formula milk.
March 22, 2011
The World Health Organization is calling for action to fight all forms of malnutrition, including under-nutrition and obesity, which affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
March 1, 2011
Hanoi is hosting an international conference seeking the ratification of Convention no. 183 concerning the rights of working pregnant and nursing women.
February 22, 2011
One week before the first match of the Cricket World Cup, co-hosted by Bangladesh, GAIN – the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition – called on Bangladeshi leaders to put nutrition higher on their agenda.
February 15, 2011
Millions of children throughout Southeast and South Asia are not getting the nutrition they need for proper physical and mental development during childhood or to maximize their productivity as adults, according to UNICEF.
February 1, 2011
A community-based health intervention has yielded spectacular results in cutting maternal as well as new born deaths in urban slums.