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.
Keywords: Children, Morbidity, Incidence, Slum, Longit... read moreudinal study,
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.