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Srinagar: While there is a considerable improvement in maternal health and supply of vaccines for childhood immunisation in Jammu and Kashmir, the nutritional health of adults and children has worsened, according to the latest edition of National Health and Family Survey (NHFS). The malnutrition indicators, as per the survey have worsened, with the increasing percentage of children with wasting and anaemia. “Wasting percentage has increased in under 5 children in J&K along with other states…