Malnourishment

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Malnourishment

  1. 1. MALNOURISHMENT INCHILDREN AND WOMEN THE SILENTEMERGENCY IN INDIA
  2. 2. MALNOURISHMENT IN CHILDREN IN INDIA: NFHS-II & NFHS-III NFHS-II NFHS-III 79 74 46 47 46 38 16 19 Stunted Wasted Under-weight Anaemic (Children 6 to 35 months)
  3. 3. Children Under 3 years Who are Underweight (NFHS-3, 2005-2006)• little change over seven years between NFHS 2 and 3 0-29 % 30-39 % 40-49 % 50 -100 %
  4. 4. MALNOURISHMENT IN WOMEN IN INDIA: NFHS-II & NFHS-III BMI and prevalence of Anemia among Pregnant Women in India (NFHS-II & NFHS-III) NFHS-II 58 NFHS-III 50 36 33 BMI <18.5 Anemia
  5. 5. MALNOURISHMENT IN WOMEN IN INDIA: NFHS-II & NFHS-III 46 56 23 21 Initiated Exclusively breastfed Children between 6-9 6-23 months receiving Breastfeeding within 1 during 0-5 months months receiving appropriate hour semi-solid food and combination of food breastmilk

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