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Siddhi MankadLearning and Comm. Catalyst
Adolescent health programmes try to raise age at marriage. But are they missing the woods for the trees?
Today, 28th May, is World Hunger Day and is also the International Day for Action for Women’s Health. The World Hunger Day calls for a holistic development approach — one that includes peace building, social harmony, human rights and good governance — to ensure the empowerment of people living in hunger…
We know that merely informing people of good practices - for instance related to immunisation, family planning, nutrition for pregnant and lactating women (the list is endless) - does not necessarily drive the adoption of good practices.
Any shortfall in nutrition, associated as it is with morbidity, mortality and disability, learning and intellectual ability, economic productivity, and reproductive health, severely impacts the well-being of individuals and their families, across generations.