(CNSNews.com) – In a joint radio appearance with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, President Barack Obama said there is a “worldwide epidemic of obesity” and that he looks forward to working with the government of India and non-governmental organizations on the “issue of obesity” in India.
In 2013-2014, according to a survey conducted by UNICEF and India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development, 30.7 percent of Indian children under five were underweight. …..
… “India no longer ranks second-to-last in the world on underweight in children,” said the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). “Instead, it has moved into the 120th spot among 128 countries.”
According to the United Nations World Food Program and the Global Hunger Index, produced by the International Food Policy Research Institute, placed India 55th out of 76 countries it ranked for hunger.
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