PM Modi stresses on need to reduce malnutrition and anemia, wants results by 2022
November 25, 2017 14:21 IST | BUSINESS STANDARD | FULL ARTICLE
The Prime Minister stressed on the need to work towards concrete objectives to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, low birth weight, and anaemia. He emphasised that visible and measurable results should be seen by 2022.
Himachal CM launches Central health schemes.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | WEB INDIA |FULL ARTICLE
Anemia Mukt Bharat is a step towards making mothers and children anemia free, while the mobile app of Universal Health Protection Scheme aims at achieving universal health coverage and e-Compliance is an endeavour to check tuberculosis and ensure 100 per cent compliance of its treatment.
PM Narendra Modi to launch National Nutrition Mission.
February 26, 2018 8:42 PM | THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS |FULL ARTICLE
The Cabinet approved the NNM with a budget of Rs 9,046.17 till 2020, and the government aims make the benefit of this mission reach 10 crore people. The mission has a target to reduce under-nutrition and low birth weight by 2 per cent each per annum. It also aims to bring down anaemia among young children, women and adolescent girls by 3 per cent per year until 2020 as well as strive to reduce the prevalence of stunting from the current level of 38.4 per cent (according to the National Family Health Survey 4) to 25 per cent by 2022