Nutrition Education as Part of a Package of Health Activities - Some Experiences in a Rural Setting


Affiliations

  • Indian Council of Medical Research, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India

Abstract

Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM) is an important public health problem among the pre-school children in our country- While poor dietary intake caused by poverty and/or lack of knowledge about proper feeding, is the main causative factor, recurrent infection, particularly of the gastrointestinal tract is a major contributory factor.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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