Thursday, 31 March 2016

Nutrition : Annual Report 2003-2004

In the field of nutrition, major thrust of the Council was on providing technical support and guidance to strengthen the ongoing national nutrition programmes. Community surveys were undertaken besides studies on women’s nutritional status, diet related cancers, micronutrient deficiencies, non-communicable diseases due to nutritional deficiencies such as diabetes, cataract etc. Surveys were also conducted for finding out nutritional status of tribals in various states of the country. The Council’s National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad undertakes most of the studies in nutrition.

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