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Here’s how Global Hunger Index is calculated


India, which is the world’s second most populated country and home to 150 crore people, ranked 101 in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) for the year 2021. In 2020, India had ranked 94 on the same list.
Surprisingly, India’s neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh left India behind in this ranking as they progressed from their last year’s ranks.
The list for this year was published on Friday, October 15. India however, angrily reacted to this news and said that the methods used to determine these ranks were unscientific in nature.
The report was prepared by the Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and Germany’s Welt Hunger Hilfe. The report said that the situation in India was alarming.
The Global Hunger Index (GHI), tracked hunger and malnutrition in countries of the world and ranked them according to the findings.
It showed that 18 countries, including China, Brazil and Kuwait, shared the top rank, with GHI scores of less than five. The lesser the GHI score, the better the rank on the list.
For the 2021 report, the data was assessed for 135 countries. Out of these, there were sufficient data to calculate GHI scores for 116 countries (in comparison, 107 countries were ranked in the 2020 report).
For 19 countries, individual scores could not be calculated, and the ranks could not be determined due to a lack of data required.
The GHI score is basically based on four parametersundernourishment, child wasting or the share of children under the age of five who have low weight for their height, reflecting acute under-nutrition; child stunting or the number of under-five children who have low height for their age, reflecting chronic under-nutrition and child mortality.
Neighbours Nepal (76), Bangladesh (76), Myanmar (71) and Pakistan (92) were also in the alarming? hunger category.

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Union Minister Dr Bhagwat Karad unveils Dr Kavita Chandak’s book ‘Healing women with Homeopathy’

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Dr Kavita Chandak at National Conference of Homeopathy held in Aurangabad

Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad recently unveiled Dr Kavita Chandak’s book ‘Healing women with Homeopathy’ at the recently held National Conference of Homeopathy (HAMI 2022) in Aurangabad. Prominently present during the conference were renowned homeopath Dr Arun Bhasme and 3,000 other doctors.

In her book, Dr Chandak, who hails from Nagpur, has covered the most important and widespread gynecological disorders such as menarche, over dysmenorrhea to menopause; reflects issues from which women suffer frequently like sterility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, breast issues, pregnancy-related conditions like constipation, morning sickness, heartburn, uterine prolapse, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and urinary problems, to mention a few.

Dr Chandak has also given a thorough explanation on topics like cancer of the breast, uterus and cervix, which are the most prevalent types of cancers in women. Her book contains a study of several homeopathic remedies with special emphasis on gynecology through the chapters like the core of a few important female remedies and the homeopathic gynecological kit. The book also gives a glimpse of rare and lesser-known remedies.

It is worth noting that Dr Chandak holds two golden book world records for treating kidney disorders and a case of mucormycosis. She is also the recipient of ‘The Excellence in Homeopathy award 2022’ given by Hpathy.com to 66 renowned homeopaths throughout the world. Over the years, Dr Chandak has organized more than 800 free medicine distribution camps. She provides her services through her web clinic in 20+ countries. Her area of specialization is behavioral psychiatric disorders like autism and ADHD.

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COVID से बचने के लिए mask पहनने का सही तरीका क्या हैं? | Healthy India

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Pulmonologist Dr Sameer Arbat explains the right way to wear mask in order to protect ourselves from COVID-19.

 

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‘No cause for concern:’ Sharad Pawar after testing COVID positive

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Sharad Pawar

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NCP Chief Sharad Pawar (81), on Monday afternoon, said he had tested positive for COVID, but there was no cause of worry.

Pawar tweeted, “I have tested Covid positive but there is no cause for concern. I am following the treatment suggested by my doctor.”
He requested all those who had come in contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested and take necessary precautions.

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