Ganesh Kumar1, Arun H. S. Kumar2
1Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
2Editor in Chief, Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 04, Ireland.
DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149068


Currently, India has a population of over 1.2 billion with children’s in the age group of 0-14 years comprising one-third of the total population.[1] Child health should be of immense priority for any society as it has considerable impact on child development and hence influence the future of any nation. In this issue, we have included a mini-series on child health covering topics raging from child nutrition to infectious diseases, which is an effort towards highlighting issues related to child health and the need for necessary action on it. Although the articles in this mini-series are focused on Indian context, the basic trends are applicable globally. Read more…

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