LSS decides to tackle anaemia


A Medical Camp in collaboration with the M East Ward MOH was held  in which 50% of those tested were diagnosed as anaemic.  Iron tonics were distributed but LSS plans on taking this facility to cover a larger area as Iron-deficiency anaemia is the most common form of malnutrition in the world and is the eighth leading cause of disease in girls and women in developing countries.  There is a high prevalence of anaemia among women in Mumbai.

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