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Child Mortality in Andhra Pradesh: Some Issues


  • Alex George



Much needs to be done in the area of lowering child mortality and maternal mortality in Andhra Pradesh, although trends from a survey in one district indicate some progress. The paper makes some recommendations for policy initiatives on the basis of field work dat. The paper is based on research report of Centre for Health and Social Sector Studies, Secunderabad.

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  • Alex George, 2006. "Child Mortality in Andhra Pradesh: Some Issues," Working Papers id:704, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:704
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