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Anaemia ‘a silent killer’ among women in India: Present scenario

@inproceedings{Cantt2014AnaemiaS,
  title={Anaemia ‘a silent killer’ among women in India: Present scenario},
  author={Jalandhar Cantt},
  year={2014}
}
Anaemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency disorder in the world. It affects all age groups but the most vulnerable are preschool-age children, pregnant women, and non-pregnant women of childbearing age. Globally, anaemia affects 1.62 billion people, which corresponds to 24.8% of the population. The highest prevalence of anemia exists in the developing world where its causes are multi-factorial. National Family Health Survey statistics reveal that every second Indian woman is anaemic… 

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