With the collaborative efforts of ICMR, the Public Health Foundation of India, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, and a number of other key stakeholders, two papers have been published in Lancet and EClinical Medicine. These papers have highlighted the district level trends of child mortality and have detailed the trends of child-growth failure in the country. It has also pointed out the rising inequality between districts within many states.
he World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) has released the Global Nutrition Report. The report has identified India to likely miss global nutrition targets by 2025, and the high rates of domestic inequalities in malnutrition in India. [Read More]