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Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079


A Systematic Review to Explore the Scope of Interventions to Minimize the Incidence of Congenital Anomalies

Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava and Jegadeesh Ramasamy

Congenital anomalies encompasses of structural defects or functional anomalies, present at the time of birth. The objective of this article is to systematically review the published literature on the potential risk factors of congenital anomalies, identify the critical elements in the field of congenital anomalies, and finally suggest wide range of interventions to eventually minimize the incidence of congenital anomalies. An extensive search of all materials related to the topic was made using library sources including PubMed, Medline and Google scholar searches. Keywords used in the search include congenital anomalies, rubella, and global. In conclusion, there is a crucial need to have a sustained political support to ensure development of a holistic policy, targeting all potential risk factors eventually to reduce the incidence of congenital anomalies