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Effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Act on infant malnutrition: a mixed methods study in Rajasthan, India

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Malnutrition is a major risk factor of infant mortality in India. Policies targeting poverty and food insecurity may reduce infant malnutrition. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), a wage-for employment policy of the Indian Government, targets deprivation and food insecurity in rural households. MGNREGA could prevent infant malnutrition by improving household food security or increase the risk of malnutrition by reducing ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Name:
Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme
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Nair, M
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2013-11-26

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