Dhaka: Feb 14, 2010
Indian Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has deplored gender discrimination in healthcare programmes pursued by South Asian nations, saying it leads to malnutrition and chronic diseases among women and children. "Negligence of women's health puts huge impact on children even when they grow up," he said while participating in a dialogue entitled "Indo-Bangladesh Dialogue on Health and Education: Learning from Neighbours" here Saturday. "It leads to high rate of maternal mortality and malnutrition, among women and children," he added.
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