Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Political economy of undernutrition, Health, Health and nutrition in India
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- DocumentPublic Health Foundation of India, 2015This report surveys the trends in maternal and child undernutrition in India. It looks at trends and disparities in these outcomes across geographical regions, socio-economic classes, and demographic groups.DocumentPublic Health Foundation of India, 2011Indian economy is the world’s eleventh largest economy by nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, more that 230 million people remain undernourished. In this regard urban areas present their own challenges and despite their high contribution to the GDP, urban poverty and nutrition security remains a challenge.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2013India is home to 1.21 billion people. Out of them, 377.1 million people (31.2%) live in urban areas. India is urbanising rapidly. Its urban population has increased from 27.8% in 2001 to 31.2% in 2011 and is expected to increase further to 535 million (38%) by 2026.Document
Writing About Nutrition in Indian Newspapers: Lessons Learned from the OneWorld POSHAN Media FellowshipInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014To try to raise the profile of nutrition in the Indian media, POSHAN and the OneWorld Foundation, India (OWFI) co-implemented the six-month OneWorld-POSHAN Fellowship on Maternal and Child Undernutrition.Document
Analyzing inter-sectoral convergence to improve child undernutrition in India: Development and application of a framework to examine policies in agriculture, health and nutritionInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2012Currently in India, a major challenge in reducing undernutrition is bringing sectors together to deliver for a common goal. In this paper the authors describe a possible framework to enable convergence across sectors for action on nutrition.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2012This paper uses a political economy approach to examine questions around the lack of progress toward nutrition goals in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru and Zambia. All have medium to strong nutrition governance indicators, but only some are on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal and others have made no progress at all.