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Population, Health Status, and the Sustainable Development Goals
Authors: K S James, S K Singh, H Lhungdim, Chander Shekhar, L K Dwivedi, S Pedgaonkar, and F Arnold
Source: Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 57, Issue 6
Topic(s): Environment and natural resources
Population density
Country: Asia
Published: FEB 2022
Abstract: The fact sheets with key results of the National Family Health Survey-5, conducted in 2019–21, from 36 states/union territories were released recently by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. In this article, the authors highlight the emerging population and health issues from the NFHS-5 to monitor the country’s progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and the key policy issues to strengthen the population and health programmes in the country.