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Effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on Malnutrition of Infants in Rajasthan, India: A Mixed Methods StudyPLoS ONE, 2012This paper aims to analyse the effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), a wage-foremployment policy of the Indian Government, on infant malnutrition and delineate the pathways through which MGNREGA affects infant malnutrition.Document
Motivation and job satisfaction among multipurpose health workers in hilly and non-hilly areas of Jashpur District, Chhattisgarh: an exploratory study.2012It is essential to have a capable and motivated health workforce for building an effective, responsive health system and in turn achieve national health goals. The present cross sectional study was conducted in Chhattisgarh, India to assess the level of motivation and job satisfaction among multipurpose health workers (MPWs) and to study factors influencing them.Document
Mapping of nutrition teaching and training initiatives in India: the need for Public Health NutritionPublic Health Nutrition, 2012This paper is a situational analysis of Public Health Nutrition (PHN) across India, mapping teaching and training initiatives. The analysis was conducted using a combination of Internet search, telephone calls as well as interviews with experts. Information collected was pooled and tabulated using a snowball approach.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012Positive secular trends in body dimensions and growth rate have been apparent all over the world in both genders during the last century. The extent of secular changes has, however, varied during different periods in different populations and in intensity.Document2012With the twin objectives of improving health and education of the poor children, India has embarked upon an ambitious scheme of providing mid day meals (MDM) in the government and government-assisted primary schools.OrganisationThe Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international acDocument2012The study aims to find out the prevalence of overweight and obesity among married women in India. As expected the prevalence of obesity among women is much higher in urban India than in rural India. The range of Mean BMI is also significantly wider which indicates a differential in the nutritional status of women across the states.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2012Reducing salt intake has been proposed to prevent cardiovascular disease in India. This study sought to determine whether salt reductions would be beneficial or feasible, given the worry that unrealistically large reductions would be required, worsening iodine deficiency and benefiting only urban subpopulations.Document
Association of breakfast intake with obesity, dietary and physical activity behavior among urban school-aged adolescents in Delhi, India: results of a cross-sectional studyBMC Public Health, 2012This cross-sectional study aims to describe the frequency of breakfast consumption among school-going adolescents in Delhi and evaluate its association with overweight and obesity as well as other dietary, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors. Eight schools (Private and Government) were studied in Delhi with a total of 1814 students.Document
Prevalence of household-level food insecurity and its determinants in an urban resettlement colony in North IndiaJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2014An adequate food intake, in terms of quantity and quality, is a key to healthy life. Malnutrition is the most serious consequence of food insecurity and has a multitude of health and economic implications. India has the world’s largest population living in slums, and these have largely been underserved areas.