Published in: 2013
Economic & Political Weekly
Chambers R, von Medeazza G
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The puzzle of persistent undernutrition in India is largely explained by open defecation, population density, and lack of sanitation and hygiene. The impact on nutrition of many faecally-transmitted infections, not just the diarrhoeas, has been a blind spot. In hygienic conditions much of the undernutrition inIndia would disappear.
Chambers R, von Medeazza G (2013). Sanitation and Stunting in India - Undernutrition’s Blind Spot. Economic & Political Weekly
Asia & Pacific English Practitioners Schools WASH and nutrition (WG12)
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