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India
  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Swine flu: challenges and impact on the Indian economy
R. Sekhani / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
The large-scale outbreak of infectious diseases can threaten the economic and regional stability of a country. In the recent past, HIV, H1N1 influenza (swine flu), H5N1 influenza (bird flu), SARS and Ebola epidemics and pandemics...
Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India
A.J. Stein; J.V. Meenakshi; M. Qaim / Social Science and Medicine, 2008
Iron deficiency is a widespread nutrition and health problem in developing countries, causing impairments in physical activity and cognitive development, as well as maternal mortality. Although food fortification and supplementation p...
Effect of routine iron supplementation with or without folic acid on anemia during pregnancy
M.Y Yakoob; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health, 2011
Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutrient deficiency in the world, particularly during pregnancy. According to the literature, anaemia, particularly severe anaemia, is associated with increased risk of maternal mortality. It also...
Effect of breastfeeding promotion interventions on breastfeeding rates, with special focus on developing countries
A Imdad; M.Y Yakoob; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health, 2011
Given the recognised benefits of breastfeeding for the health of the mother and infants, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first six months of life. However, the prevalence of EBF is ...
Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model
R. Bhakta / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has dev...
Measures, spatial profile and determinants of dietary diversity: evidence from India
M. Das / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Food security policies in developing countries generally focus on calorie intake, which is not sufficient to tackle the triple burden of malnutrition: undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition. Consumption of a d...
The ignominy of low birth weight in South Asia
Z.A Bhutta / Indian Pediatrics, 2012
Although estimates vary, it is recognised that more than 20 million infants worldwide, representing 16% of all births in developing countries, are born with low birth weight (LBW). The vast majority, over 95%, of these births are in d...
Prevalence and correlates of childhood obesity in suburban area of Odisha: a cross sectional study
S. Pati; S. Swain; A.S. Chauhan; M.A. Hussain / Public Health Foundation of India, 2014
Developed countries are under the clutch of obesity, which is slowly inching towards developing countries. Thirty five million children in developing countries were estimated to be either overweight or obese and more than ninety milli...
Type of vegetarian diet, obesity and diabetes in adult Indian population
S. Agrawal; C.J. Millett; P.K. Dhillon; S.V. Subramanian; S. Ebrahim / Public Health Foundation of India, 2014
India is experiencing an alarming increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. The resulting morbidity, economic costs, reduced quality of life, and risk for complications make preventive strategies imperative. The contribution of t...
Nutritional profile of Indian vegetarian diets – the Indian Migration Study (IMS)
Public Health Foundation of India, 2014
In response to the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a reduced intake of fat, sugar and salt, and a higher intake of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and nuts, while mai...
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Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH)
The Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal and is the official publication of the Rural Research Institute of Physiology & Applied Nutrition (RRIPAN). Aims and scopes The JCNH has developed into a modern peer-reviewed journal publishing original English language manuscripts in the field of community health, community nutri...
Indian Journal of Public Health
Indian Journal of Public Health is a peer-reviewed international journal published Quarterly by the Indian Public Health Association. It is indexed / abstracted by the major international indexing systems like Index Medicus/MEDLINE, SCOPUS, PUBMED, etc. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the ar...
Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
The Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health is a peer reviewed, open access journal, with an international editorial board. Integrating biomedical, social and environmental sciences, we welcome a wide range of contributions with an emphasis on development and lower income settings in order to support the evidence base for disease prevention and control. Submissions may includ...
Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor (IndMedica)
It is Indmedica's philosophy that all health and medical related information should be freely viewable and accessible by all, healthcare professionals and the public alike, in the hope of improving awareness,the standard level of health and ultimately improving the the lives of people all around India, and even the world. In line with this philosophy, its goal is to bring as much inform...
Indian Pediatrics
The general objective of Indian Pediatrics is " To promote the science and practice of Pediatrics." An important guiding principle has been the simultaneous need to inform, educate and entertain the target audience . The specific key objectives are: 1. To publish original, relevant, well researched peer reviewed articles on issues related to child health. 2. To provide contin...
Journal of Human Ecology (JHE)
The Journal of Human Ecology (J Hum Ecol) is a peer reviewed, internationally circulated journal. It publishes reports of original research, theoretical articles and timely reviews, and brief communications in the interdisciplinary field of Human Ecology. The Journal serves as a forum for social and life scientists and health professionals. Especially those who share common interests in understand...
Public Health Foundation of India
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, rese...
Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP)
The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP) is an initiative to explore and showcase India's success in meeting development challenges in terms of policy and practice. It supports evidence generation and uptake on global and national policy issues. The aim of the programme is to design, support and supervise the implementation of evidence generation and its uptake thereby meeting the key KPP objecti...
Knowledge x-change on Sustainable Development (KxSD)
As sustainable development has wide implications, it is important to draw lessons from the vast amount of available information in understanding and capturing ground realities in the various issues related to the sector. Exchange of ideas and knowledge would help identify and understand knowledge gaps in various areas in order to effectively achieve the intended goals of sustainability....
World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
The WBTi is a flagship programme of IBFAN Asia that initiates a participatory assessment of the strengths and weaknesses in the 10 areas of policies and programmes meant for implementing the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.
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