Improving nutritional status, including micronutrient status, can lead to increased productivity, increased child survival and growth and reduced maternal morbidity and mortality. Home gardening activities
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Latest reports of UNICEF, National Nutrition Survey, Demographic and Health Survey, End line Evaluation of NNP and some other nutrition surveys conducted by various organisations have clearly shown that
More than half a million children in the country could be suffering from rickets, a debilitating disease associated with poor nutrition and lack of sunlight, officials said quoting a recent survey. The National Rickets Survey 2008 based its estimate on its finding that 197 out of 20,000 children (0.99 per cent) had rickets, Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) reported.