National Family Health Survey

Why migration tracking is important for nutrition programs

Why migration tracking is important for nutrition programs

This looked like a data anomaly when we looked at the temporal pattern of malnutrition in Dharni tribal sub-division in Amravati district of Maharashtra. A spike in April in the number of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) surprised us. Common sense nutrition talk dictates that the peak should be …

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