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

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The equity impact of participatory womenâ's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial
International Journal of Epidemiology 2013
Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been uneven. Inequalities in child health are large and effective interventions rarely reach the most in need. Little is known about how to reduce these inequalities. ...
Caste and care: is Indian healthcare delivery system favourable for Dalits?
S. George / Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India 2015
The development literature in the recent past has brought out the stark differences in the social and economic status of Dalits and Adivasis as compared to other social groups in India. Most of these studies tended to focus on the cor...
Understanding the water security in peri-urban Hyderabad 2015-2017
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies 2016
The southern Indian city of Hyderabad has seen unprecedented growth and is an emerging megacity. Some processes in its rapid urbanisation and development have had serious repercussions and are proving to be a threat to the city and it...
How can community health programmes build enabling environments for transformative communication? Experiences from India and South Africa
Catherine Campbell; Flora Cornish / London School of Economics 2010
This paper seeks to characterise the social environments in which community-led health programmes are most likely to facilitate effective and sustainable health improvements, using three dimensions to characterise social contexts: mat...
India and Africa - collaboration for growth
KPMG 2016
The nature of India’s relationship with Africa is clearly evolving into a wider, deeper engagement that, while clearly in India’s advantage, also offers significant potential benefits to its African counterparts. This overvi...
Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
Beneficial effects of 12-week OM chanting on memory in school children
World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016
Pranayama is a yogic practice where the subject prolongs and controls the breath, which helps to bring the conscious awareness in breathing; to reshape breathing habits and patterns. OM is one of the fundamental symbols used in the yo...
Reframing undernutrition: faecally - transmitted infections and the 5 As
R. Chambers; G. von Medeazza / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
The dominant nutrition discourse concerns access to adequate food and its quality. It now includes food security, food rights and justice, governance and agriculture. Despite many initiatives to assure food access, and growing economi...
Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
Do boys eat better than girls in India?
Young Lives 2016
This paper examines gender inequalities in the quality of children’s diet, as defined by dietary diversity, among children growing up in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Dietary diversity is a fundamental aspect of good nutrition: a...
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