How Can We Address the Rising Incidence of Wasting among Children in India?
“Wasting among children, typically a temporary phenomenon occurring due to food shortage and diseases, has shown an increase in India over the last decade. This has happened even in rich states. Existing literature does not offer much explanation for this. Besides wasting audits, what measures can be taken within the existing systems to effectively deal with the issue of undernutrition in general and wasting in particular?”