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Every third kid in Karnataka under-nourished

Suraksha P, writes in Deccan Herald News Service, Bengaluru, MAY 16 2022, 01:08 IST

UPDATED: MAY 16 2022, 03:43 IST

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Kids born to thin mothers are stunted and the prevalence of stunting is higher in rural areas than urban areas. 

Stunting or low height for age is a sign of chronic under-nutrition.

Mid day meals at school not helping.

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Every third kid under 5 is stunted in Karnataka, shows NHFS data | Deccan Herald

 

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Navneet Bakshi
Navneet Bakshi
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It is a sad reality but I think the best in getting them to school to improve the future of a nation of 130 million people most of which are poor.

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