Malnutrition in India: status and government initiatives

  title={Malnutrition in India: status and government initiatives},
  author={Jitendra Narayan and D. John and Nirupama Ramadas},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
Malnutrition, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. It is well-known that maternal, infant, and child nutrition play significant roles in the proper growth and development, including future socio-economic status of the child. Reports of National Health & Family Survey, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, and WHO have highlighted that rates of malnutrition among… Expand
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