Ms. Anita Pal, a Ph.D. scholar working under the guidance of Prof. Madhusudan J.V. in the Department of Education and Education Technology, University of Hyderabad (UoH) presented papers at a conference titled “18th International conference on Urban Health (ICUH), held during 24-27th October, 2022 at Valencia, Spain. It was  organised by the International Society for Urban Health. She got travel grant sanctioned by the Institution of Eminence (IoE)-UoH to attend this conference.

Anita’s paper entitled “Does preschool attendance matter to children’s health in India: Insights from the recent National Family Health Survey” and “Prevalence of obesity and its correlated morbidities in children and adolescents in India”. Both papers examined the health of school-aged children in India. The conference provided a platform for intense discussions on the association between health and education among school-aged children.