• When Technology is Scarce: Assessing Maternal Child Anemia in Rural India

    4 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    The World Health Organization estimates that in 2011, the last year for which we have global data, 800 million women and children are anemic. Within the Southeast Asia World Health Region, which includes India, the focus of this article, this accounts for nearly half of the maternal-child population. There are a number of underlying causes of anemia including heomoglobinopathies either inherited or acquired, macronutrient deficiencies, infections such as hookworm infestations, HIV and malaria or diseases such as cancer and malaria.
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