Avijit Debnath

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The production efficiency literature suffers from two major shortcomings: first, the usual practice of comparing the organic system of cultivation with conventional system cannot explain the farm level efficiency differential among the organic growers, and, second, the focus is mainly restricted to the level of efficiency rather than economic viability. The(More)
Despite years of health and medical advancement, children still suffer from infectious diseases that are vaccine preventable. India reacted in 1978 by launching the Expanded Programme on Immunization in an attempt to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). Although the nation has made remarkable progress over the years, there is(More)
The purpose of this study is to identify the determinants of malnutrition among the tribal children in India. The investigation is based on secondary data compiled from the National Family Health Survey-3. We used a classification and regression tree model, a non-parametric approach, to address the objective. Our analysis shows that breastfeeding practice,(More)
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of LV systolic dysfunction in patients with CKD (Hemodialysis naive patients) & assess the severity of dysfunction in respect to stages of CKD. Methodology: This is a cross sectional study conducted at the Medicine Department, B.S. Medical College, West Bengal during the period of one year from 1st May 2012 to 30th(More)
Child malnutrition is considered to be the key risk factor for illness during adolescence and is responsible for about one-third of child deaths globally. Historically tribal communities have lagged behind the general population in terms of most socioeconomic aspects, and one such aspect is the nutritional status of children. The present study analyzes(More)
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