THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
24 September 2017
Health : Child Health
MALNUTRITION AMONG CHILDREN
Malnutrition - A national disgrace

When malnutrition among children is widespread, the government is slashing funds allocated to the mid day meal scheme that covers most of the vulnerable children. Questioning this approach of the government, E S Ramamurthy started a petition to raise the funding for mid-day meal scheme to cover minimum nutritional needs of a child.

Food Security Children

SPECIAL NEEDS THERAPY
A doctor who cures without a word! Dr Ruffles, an affectionate dog and resident ‘doctor’ at a hospital in Chennai, has helped several children with special needs to overcome their learning disabilities and resolve complex behavioural issues. Hema Vijay reports.
Special ED Children Disability
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  • National Physical
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