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Book review: Back to the future

Dhruv Mankad

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2012.017


We have been on the “threshold of transition” in our health status and healthcare system – for the past 64 years. The infant mortality rate has been reduced substantially. However, the declining sex ratio points to the widespread practice of sex selective abortion. There has been no change in the body mass index of children and women, which points towards a looming epidemic of hunger.

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