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Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 193–194 | Cite as

Reducing the infant mortality rate of India to 20 by 2020: Together we can do

  • S. Sachidananda KamathEmail author
Presidential Address

Keywords

Child Mortality Child Survival Measle Vaccine Kangaroo Mother Care Oral Rehydration Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Academy of PediatricsNew DelhiIndia

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