Anaemia – Is there any solution?

Published on:August 2021
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2021; 14(3):161
Editorial | doi:10.5530/ijopp.14.3.32

Anaemia – Is there any solution?

Authors and affiliation (s):

Bhagya Venkanna Rao

Editor-in-chief, ijopp.


Dear Readers,

Anaemia is the condition where the oxygen-carrying capacity of RBC decreased. Prevalence is very high in India and other developing countries. Reasons vary from poorer socio-economic status, lower education among women, indigent access to healthcare facilities and many more.

In India, the incidence of anaemia among children and women is extremely high compared to other countries globally. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 58.4% of children and 53% of non-pregnant and 50% of pregnant were anaemic. The occurrence of anaemia is increasing day by day, and it is alarming. Condition is worsened in the past five years as the number of cases increases, especially in India’s Northeast and Union territories. The shocking increase in the number of cases of anaemia in India throws the highest burden on the healthcare system. Read more...


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