NITI Aayog launches The State Nutrition Profiles for 19 States and Union Territories

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01 October 2021 Current Affairs:NITI Aayog joins with IFPRI, IIPS, UNICEF and IEG and launches ‘The State Nutrition Profiles” for 19 States and Union Territories.

Highlights:

♦ NITI Aayog launches ‘The State Nutrition Profiles” for 19 States and Union Territories on 30 September 2021 with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Indian Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), UNICEF and Institute of Economic Growth (IEG).
♦ Dr Rakesh Sarwal released the State nutrition profiles during a webinar titled “Towards progress on nutrition in India: Insights from National Family Health Survey (Phase -1)” organized by IFPRI.
♦ Distinguished speakers and associate organizations made presentations on NFHS-5 analysis of health and nutrition outcomes and determinants. Over 200 participants from various organizations attended the webinar. 
♦ The ‘State Nutrition Profiles’ (SNPs) explain nutrition outcomes, immediate and underlying determinants and invasions. Invasions.
♦ The trend analysis of critical signs such as wasting, stunting, anaemia, underweight and overweight and NCDs (Diabetes and High blood pressure) showcase the performance variability across districts.
 

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