Sharad Thora

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Perinatal and infant mortality during the year 1985 was analyzed through a prospective study conducted in 12 Anganwadis (total population of 13,054) located in slum areas of India's Jabalpur city. Overall, the infant mortality rate was 128.7/1000 live births and the perinatal mortality rate was 88.5/1000 live births. 58.5% of deaths occurred in the(More)
The evaluation of nutritional and immunization services was undertaken in the rural ICDS block Sanwer (Madhya Pradesh) where the project is functioning from last 3 years. A door to door survey was conducted in 1993 in six Anganwadi areas in ICDS block and five randomly selected matched non ICDS rural area served as controls. There were a total of 709(More)
Clinical, hematological and cranial neuroimaging findings of eight cases of infantile tremor syndrome are reported. All had coarse tremors, anemia, hyperpigmentation and delayed or regression of developmental milestones. Five patients had microcytic, hypochromic anemia, three had dimorphic anemia. CT scans of two cases and MRI scans of three cases showed(More)
A comparison of mortality and morbidity pattern of hospital admissions of children under 14 years during 1966-68 and 1977-81 has been made. Annual admission rate has increased from 1515 to 2515, which is in proportion to the population increase of 3 lacs from 1966 to 1981. Recently more than 70% were discharged within a week as against 52% during 1966-68,(More)