Category: General Studies-2

Strategies to prevent malnutrition and improve nutrition

There are two major approaches in addressing malnutrition. Nutritional planning Direct nutrition and health development   Nutritional planning This involves political commitment by the government. A well planned and well executed long term project can accelerate the developmental process and the benefits can be rewarding and permanent. Nutritional planning involves formulation of a nutrition policy […]

Malnutrition – causes and types

Malnutrition especially that affecting young children is one of the principle public health problems in the developing world like India. It causes about half of child deaths and is a major cause of morbidity in children. It has medical and social disorder rooted in poverty and discrimination. It has economic ripple effect that hampers development […]