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AN INTERVENTION IN RURAL ANDHRA PRADESH

@inproceedings{Sinha2008ANII,
  title={AN INTERVENTION IN RURAL ANDHRA PRADESH},
  author={Dipankar Sinha and Pregnancy Safer},
  year={2008}
}
42 Dipa Sinha This report is the result of a project entitled " Safe Motherhood through Community Mobilisation, " undertaken as part of the Health and Population Innovation Fellowship (HPIF) awarded to the author in 2004. The HPIF programme is administered by the Population Council, New Delhi and is a continuation of the MacArthur Foundation's Fund for Leadership Development (FLD) fellowship programme that continued over the period 1995 to 2004. The Council is grateful to the MacArthur… Expand

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