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Integrated multisectoral strategy to improve girls’ and women’s nutrition before conception, during pregnancy and after birth in India (Swabhimaan): protocol for a prospective, non-randomised
Introduction Swabhimaan is a community-based programme to improve adolescent girls’ and women’s nutrition in the rural areas of three Indian states—Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha with high prevalenceExpand
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Neglect of Menstrual Disorders in Reproductive Health Care in India: A Population-Based Survey
Menstrual health problems are a largely neglected priority within the sexual and reproductive health domain in most low-income countries. We examined the prevalence of menstrual health problems and...
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Levels and determinants of malnutrition among India's urban poor women: An analysis of Demographic Health Surveys 2006 and 2016
Abstract A quarter of 400 million urban Indian residents are poor. Urban poor women are as undernourished as or worse than rural women but urban averages mask this disparity. We present the spectrumExpand
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Predictors of the diets consumed by adolescent girls, pregnant women and mothers with children under age two years in rural eastern India.
Adolescents, pregnant women and mothers of children under 2 years of age are in stages of life characterized by higher nutritional demands. The study measured the dietary diversity of 17,680Expand
The Nuptial Preference Change for the Men Belonging to Poor Sex Ratio Regions? A Content Analysis Approach based on Matrimonial Advertisements
The sex ratio in India has been worsening over the last few years which has been trailed by several social problems. Due to distorted sex ratio over the years the current situation of female deficitExpand
Reasons for low coverage of immunization in Jharkhand.
The success of immunization programme depends on both meeting the demand for immunization with the supply of services. The universal immunization can be achieved when; (1) people are aware ofExpand
Effect of Differences in Month and Location of Measurement in Estimating Prevalence and Trend of Wasting and Stunting in India in 2005–2006 and 2015–2016
ABSTRACT Background Child undernutrition in India remains widespread. Data from the National Family Health Survey 3 and 4 (NFHS-3 and NFHS-4) suggest that wasting prevalence has increased whileExpand
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The social paradoxes of commercial surrogacy in developing countries: India before the new law of 2018
Background Commercial surrogacy is a highly controversial issue that leads to heated debates in the feminist literature, especially when surrogacy takes place in developing countries and when it isExpand