Setting priorities in child health research in India for 2016-2025: a CHNRI exercise undertaken by the Indian Council for Medical Research and INCLEN Trust.
Kerri Wazny, Narendra K Arora, Archisman Mohapatra, Hema S Gopalan, Manoj K Das, Mkc Nair, Sandeep Bavdekar, Reeta Rasaily, Vasantha Thavaraj, Malabika Roy, Chander Shekhar, Rakesh Kumar, Vishwa M Katoch, Igor Rudan, Robert E Black, Soumya Swaminathan
Journal of Global Health | Published : 2019
Background: Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDGs) mobilised countries to reduce child mortality by two thirds the 1990 rate in 2015. While India did not reach MDG 4, it considerably reduced child mortality in the MDG-era. Efficient and targeted interventions and adequate monitoring are necessary to further progress in improvements to child health. Looking forward to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-era, the Indian Council of Medical Research and The INCLEN Trust International conducted a national research priority setting exercise for maternal, child, newborn health, and maternal and child nutrition. Here, results are reported for child health. Methods: The Child Health and Nutrition Re..View full abstract