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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part M (2016)

A study to find out nutritional status of orphan children of Agra city

A study to find out nutritional status of orphan children of Agra city

Author(s)
Dr. Neeta Varshney
Abstract
The child is deemed to be an orphan, if he loses either his or her father, mother or both and is adjudged to be without any relation who can take care of him. The orphaned child has always been an object of sympathy at all times all over the world. A home or what is called the orphanage is established to provide shelter for the orphan children. The orphanage when it is designed for younger children, is called “Foundling Home”, while in general, an orphanage senses as a surrogate home. It provides congenial atmosphere for the growth and development of orphans.
Orphanages has stood up to the great traditions of India, caring for those whom society leaves in the lurch. Children born out of married, unmarried mothers, abandoned and unwanted children. Orphan children are homeless and deprived of normal parental care. As a result, they are usually neglected in the society. Therefore, they are in a constant need of love, affection and care on the part of community and nation. So, it is necessary to assess their health and nutritional status.
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Dr. Neeta Varshney. A study to find out nutritional status of orphan children of Agra city. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(1):970-974.
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