Burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in a semi-urban slum in southern India.Sarkar, Rajiv.
Sindhu, Kulandaipalayam Natarajan.
Ajjampur, Sitara Swarna.
Naumova, Elena N.
Background: India has seen rapid unorganized urbanization in the past few decades. However, the burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in such populations is difficult to quantify. The morbidity experience of children living in semi-urban slums of a southern Indian city is described.
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- Sarkar, Rajiv, Prabhu Sivarathinaswamy, Bhuvaneshwari Thangaraj, Kulandaipalayam Natarajan Sindhu, Sitara Swarna Ajjampur, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Vinohar Balraj, Elena N. Naumova, Honorine Ward, and Gagandeep Kang. "Burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in a semi-urban slum in southern India." BMC Public Health 13, no. 1 (12, 2013): 1-14.