Genevie Fernandes

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OBJECTIVES to explore anaemia-related perceptions and practices among pregnant women in Mumbai, India. DESIGN descriptive qualitative study using in-depth interviews and focus group discussions. SETTING three government-run maternity hospitals in Mumbai, India. PARTICIPANTS 31 pregnant women aged 18-33 years; three women completed higher secondary(More)
India ranks 66th of 88 countries in the Global Hunger Index and has a quarter of the world’s hungry. Food security status of 377 million inhabitants of India’s urban areas, of which one-fourth live in extreme poverty, is poorly documented. The purpose of this study was to determine (a) the extent of food insecurity among households in urban slums, (b) to(More)
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