Counsellor Program for Saving Severely Malnourished Children by Improvement of Government Hospitals of Melghat : Result of a Field Trial

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Background: Melghat is tribal area in India (population of 280 thousands )with high children mortality(U5MR>100/1000 live births ), malnutrition (>75%) and maternal mortality (>400 per 100000 population) due to poor hospitalisation. Due to bad government hospitals, hospitalisation of severely malnourished children (SAM) (< 1%) & hospital deliveries( < 5… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/pr.2011.1053

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