Indian Journal of Public Health

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Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 216--222

Breaking the chain of malnutrition: Opportunities, challenges and actions


Vikas Bhatia 
 Executive Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bibinagar (Hyderabad), Telangana, Indiaia, India

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Vikas Bhatia
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bibinagar, Hyderabad - 508 126, Telangana
India

Nutrition continues to be a major challenge in India. Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating women have various nutrition related public health issues which needs accelerated efforts. Department of Community Medicine & Family Medicine, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar undertook various community-based nutrition interventions and initiatives in Odisha and documented the good practices and results. This article captures multiple nutritional programmes implemented in Odisha with support of Government and other organizations.


How to cite this article:
Bhatia V. Breaking the chain of malnutrition: Opportunities, challenges and actions.Indian J Public Health 2020;64:216-222


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Bhatia V. Breaking the chain of malnutrition: Opportunities, challenges and actions. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 28 ];64:216-222
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