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Estimating Cryptosporidium and Giardia Disease Burdens for Children Drinking Untreated Groundwater in a Rural Population in India

Untreated groundwater is the primary source of drinking water for nearly a quarter of the world’s population and in low-income settings groundwater tubewells are widely used for drinking…

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Incidence and Progression of Myopia and Associated Factors in Urban School Children in Delhi

Myopia is one of the most common ocular disorders seen in children and young adults and is a cause of concern world-over. While the prevalence of myopia has been reported to be very high in…

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IMPACT initiative targets tobacco use in Indian children and adolescents

The use of tobacco is growing among adolescents and children in the developing world. According to a 2009 WHO survey, almost 15% of students in India aged 13 to 15 years reported using tobacco products. When it comes to tobacco use, “pediatricians are authoritative sources of information and important resources… 

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