A community genetics approach to population screening in India for mental retardation--a model for developing countries.

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Some 0.55 million people living in semi-urban and slum populations were screened for mental retardation by trained primary health centre (PHC) doctors, nurses and community health volunteers (CHVs). The staff were provided with prior training on the detection, prevention and diagnosis of mental retardation, prenatal diagnosis, and reproductive… (More)

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@article{Dave2005ACG, title={A community genetics approach to population screening in India for mental retardation--a model for developing countries.}, author={Umakant Dave and Nagaraj P. Shetty and Lopa Mehta}, journal={Annals of human biology}, year={2005}, volume={32 2}, pages={195-203} }