Prevalence of anaemia in India and strategies for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) target

  • K Kalaivani
  • Prema Ramachandran
Keywords: Nutrition


India recognised anaemia as a major public health problem and initiated national programmes for combating anaemia in pregnant women and pre-school children in 1970. It is important to find out the coverage and impact of these programmes on prevalence of anaemia and also assess the prevalence of anaemia across all groups of population.


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