Nutrition: an essential element of primary health care.


In India, major social discrepancies linger despite major advances since 1947 with the result of overeating by the rich and undernutrition of the poor. Anemia affected 65% of pregnant women in Hyderabad hospitals, and in Calcutta it hovered around 88.5-90/1% for males and 96.5-96.7% for females aged 15-44. Malnutrition accounted for 15% of… (More)