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Bihar: Health Survey Reveals 42.8% Of Children Suffer Malnutrition

In a shocking revelation, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on February 24 informed the Legislative Council that 42.8% of children suffer from severe malnourishment. Resultantly, health cards were circulated among 1.22 crore minors, rendering supplemental doses. Moreover, 63.5% of children between six months to five years are anaemic, for which iron-folic syrups were distributed. Moreover, children with acute anaemia were treated under the… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 05:32 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Bihar, Health Minister, Mangal Pandey, NFHS, malnutrition, anaemia

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Bank Accounts Operated By Women Increased Significantly: NFHS Survey

The fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS) has concluded that the number of bank accounts operated by women has increased significantly. The figure has raised from 26.4% to 76.7% in Bihar, while in Karnataka it surged to 88.7% from 59.4%. Moreover, Assam and Gujarat rose by over 73% and 45% respectively. Besides, NFHS reported notable growth in the mobile phone user base and ownership of property among women.

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 06:41 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Banking, Women Empowerment, National news, NFHS, Survey