ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Preventing Birth Defects in India

Evidences indicate that India has the highest number of children with birth defects. The lack of public health support for treatment often means lifelong suffering. Many of the tools to prevent birth defects are inherent in the existing reproductive and child health programme. With some additions, a prevention programme could be initiated in order to address this invisible public health problem.

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