Tag: Nutrition (Medical Specialty)

Impact: Supplementary nutrition now available at Anganwadi

/ November 2, 2015

Mahangpur village, Jehanabad district, Bihar | Asha Kumari Malnutrition is rampant in Mahangpur village of Jehanabad district, Bihar. Despite this, the Anganwadi centre in the village did not distribute ration on a regular basis. When community correspondent, Asha Devi learnt about this, she reported the matter to the Child Development...

No prenatal check-ups, nutrition for pregnant women

/ July 6, 2015

Bajrangbali village, Munger district, Bihar | Sheela Sheikh An eight-month pregnant woman in Bihar has only ever received Iron Folic Acid tablets from the health facility in her village. She has neither been able to get pre-natal check-ups nor free nutrition that she is entitled to under the Janani Suraksha...

No vaccinations, nutrition for children due to a lack of anganwadi centre

/ July 2, 2015

Children between the age of 0-6 years have no access to education, nutrition or vaccination due to the lack of an anganwadi centre in their village. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and the Janani Shishu Suraksha Yojana, the Indian government’s scheme to bring down maternal and neonatal deaths, women and...