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Young mother wait for the Auxiliary Nurse Midwife, Asha Tripathi (not in picture) to administer young children at the Anganwadi centre in Kalesra Kala village in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Indian government spends $1.4 billion a year - on programs that include weighing newborn babies, counseling mothers on healthy eating and supplementing meals, but none of this is yeilding results. According to UNICEF, some 48% of Indian children, or 61 million kids, remain malnourished, the clinical condition of being so undernourished that their physical and mental growth are stunted. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos for The Wall Street Journal.Slug: IMALNUT
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Young mother wait for the Auxiliary Nurse Midwife, Asha Tripathi (not in picture) to administer young children at the Anganwadi centre in Kalesra Kala village in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Indian government spends $1.4 billion a year - on programs that include weighing newborn babies, counseling mothers on healthy eating and supplementing meals, but none of this is yeilding results. According to UNICEF, some 48% of Indian children, or 61 million kids, remain malnourished, the clinical condition of being so undernourished that their physical and mental growth are stunted. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos for The Wall Street Journal.Slug: IMALNUT