Bangalore: 29th October 2013
Alarmed at 60% infant malnutrition deaths reported in some taluks of Koppal and Raichur districts against the national average of 42%, the Karnataka government constituted an expert committee to look into it. The committee, led by Dr BS Nanda Kumar, head, department of community medicine, MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, will soon visit these districts. “I was informed about it when I was attending a conference in Jodhpur. I’ll meet health minister UT Khader on Tuesday to know the committee’s brief,’’ he said.
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