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Child Nutrition: Ins and Outs

Start Date: 07-12-2019
End Date: 31-12-2022
Malnutrition can cause several ailments in children and hinder their growth and development. Here are a few tips on how to ensure optimum nutrition for children.
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Jayanta Topadar 4 months 2 weeks ago

Every child has the right to have his or her share of nutritious food. No child must be affected by the negatives of malnutrition! A very informative & inspiring video! Keep it up!!!

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I REE CONSTRUCTION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED 9 months 3 days ago

Fast FactsIn India 20 per cent of children under five years of age suffer from wasting due to acute undernutrition. More than one third of the world’s children who are wasted live in India.

Forty three per cent of Indian children under five years are underweight and 48 per cent (i.e. 61 million children) are stunted due to chronic undernutrition, India accounts for more than 3 out of every 10 stunted children in the world.

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I REE CONSTRUCTION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED 9 months 3 days ago

UNICEF’s program contributes to reducing hunger and malnutrition rates, especially among the three most vulnerable groups of children (0-35 months old), children of economically disadvantaged populations and children of socially excluded groups.

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I REE CONSTRUCTION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED 9 months 3 days ago

UNICEF supports iron supplementation for adolescent girls and Vitamin A supplementation for children. It encourages the universal use of adequately iodised salt by educating the general population and collaborating with the salt industry.

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I REE CONSTRUCTION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED 9 months 3 days ago

UNICEF is assisting the government to further expand and enhance the quality of ICDS in various ways: by improving the training of anganwadi workers; by developing innovative communication approaches with mothers; helping to improve monitoring and reporting systems; providing essential supplies; by developing community based early childcare interventions.

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Bhawna 9 months 3 days ago

It ensures early skin-to-skin contact, which is important in preventing hypothermia and establishing the bond between the mother and her child. Early initiation of breastfeeding also reduces a mother’s risk of post-partum haemorrhage, one of the leading causes of maternal mortality.

Colostrum, the milk produced by the mother just after delivery during the first post-partum days, provides protective antibodies and essential nutrients, acting as a first “natural” immunization for newborns, stren

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Bhawna 9 months 3 days ago

Optimal infant and young child feeding entails the initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth; exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of the child’s life; and continued breastfeeding for two years or more, together with safe, age-appropriate and hygienically prepared complementary foods starting at 6 months of age.There is growing evidence of the benefits to mother and child of early initiation of breastfeeding, preferably within the first hour after birth. Early initiation o