Malnutrition | Centre for Science and Environment

Malnutrition


What it takes to deliver midday meal

 The tragic loss of 23 young lives because of contaminated food in a Bihar school is unacceptable. But it is also a fact that the Mid Day Meal Scheme, under which cooked food is compulsorily provided to children in government schools, is too important and critical to give up on. The only questions that matter are: why does the scheme not work as well as it should and what can be done to fix it?

Heavy metal

Vaccines with mercury can cause autism, but removing the metal is uneconomical for developing countries such as India

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