Nutritional Deficiency Status among Tribal Children in a Hard to Reach Area of Malkangiri District in Orissa


Affiliations

  • MKCG Medical College, Department of Community Medicine, Orissa, 760 004, India

Abstract

The state of Orissa is known for its high prevalence of malnutrition in children mainly in Tribal Districts (undivided KBK- Koraput, Bolangir and Kalahandi Districts). There is a widespread prevalence of malnutrition in the form of under weight, low birth weight, wasting, stunting, anaemia and other manifestations of micronutrient deficiencies like IDD, vitamin A deficiency, etc. despite the functioning of ICDS.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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