The first comprehensive estimates of disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition and the trends of its indicators in every state of India from 1990 was  published on September 18, 2019  in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health by the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative. The state-specific findings described in this scientific paper highlight the extent of the effort needed in each state to achieve the national and global targets for various malnutrition indicators.

The India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative is a joint initiative of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Public Health Foundation of India, and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, along with experts and stakeholders associated with over 100 Indian institutions, involving many leading health scientists and policy makers from India. This scientific paper involved a large number of collaborators, including many leading malnutrition experts from India

Link to the Scientific Paper:

India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative Malnutrition Collaborators. The burden of child and maternal malnutrition and the trends in its indicators in the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2017. Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. 18 September 2019.

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