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India and Health

  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Morbidity patterns in Kerala: levels and determinants
K. Navaneetham; M. Kabir; C. S. Krishnakumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2009
This paper examines the levels, patterns, and determinants of morbidity in Kerala. This study is based on a community survey conducted in 2004, in three districts of the state namely Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram and Kannur. The surv...
‘Show me the Evidence’: Mobilisation, Citizenship and Risk in Indian Asbestos Issues
L. Waldman / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
This paper examines asbestos issues, mobilisation and citizenship in India. It shows how asbestos has been considered as a tool for Indian economic growth and modernisation and explores the scientific debates around its ‘safe&rs...
Costs of basic services in Kerala, 2007: education, health, childbirth and finance (loans)
K. C. Zachariah; R. S. Irudaya / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2008
This Working Paper focuses on the pattern and costs of services in four areas, which critically affect most households in Kerala. The major concerns of this Working Paper include answers to questions such as: How much d...
India Health Report: Nutrition 2015
N. Raykar / Public Health Foundation of India, 2015
This report surveys the trends in maternal and child undernutrition in India. It looks at trends and disparities in these outcomes across geographical regions, socio-economic classes, and demographic groups. Tackling under...
Improving maternal and child health in India: evaluating demand and supply side strategies (IMATCHINE)
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Over the past decade, the Central government and various State governments in India have introduced a range of programs aimed at improving maternal health indicators. A central feature of several of the new programs is to encourage pr...
Does building more toilets stop the spread of disease? Impact evidence from India
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Over one-third of the 2.5 billion people worldwide who do not have access to improved sanitation live in India. Nearly 69 per cent of the population practise open defecation. Typically, the government of India’s national sanitat...
“If we eat well, we can study”: Dietary diversity in the everyday lives of children in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India
E. Aurino; V. Morrow / Young Lives, 2015
Dietary diversity refers to the number of foods consumed over a specific period of time. Research shows that dietary diversity is associated with the appropriate intake of essential macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins) an...
When the Hen Crows: Obstacles that Prevent Indigenous Women from Influencing Health-care Policies – A Case Study of Shillong, Meghalaya, India
P Oosterhoff; L Saprii; D Karlyngdoh; S Albert / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
This paper examines how the Indian state prioritises health needs, and how and whether poor and indigenous women are able to participate in decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. The focus is on the indigenous Khasi pop...
How healthy are the children of the Indian Sundarbans? Findings from the first Sundarbans Health Watch
B. Kanjilal; J. Knezovich; S. Bose / Future Health Systems research consortium, 2013
What can be done to improve the health situation of children in the Sundarbans, a region with a population of roughly 4.5 million people? To tackle this, Future Health Systems (FHS) designed a series of studies into a representative b...
Why women choose to give birth at home: a situational analysis from urban slums of Delhi
N. Devasenapathy; M. S. George; S.G. Jerath / British Medical Journal, 2014
Better understanding the factors influencing home or institutional birth among the urban poor is needed in order to enhance programme impact. This paper aims to measure the prevalence of home and institutional births in an urban slum ...
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Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH)
The Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal and is the official publication of the Rural Research Institute of Physiology & Applied Nutrition (RRIPAN). Aims and scopes The JCNH has developed into a modern peer-reviewed journal publishing original English language manuscripts in the field of community health, community nutri...
Indian Journal of Public Health
Indian Journal of Public Health is a peer-reviewed international journal published Quarterly by the Indian Public Health Association. It is indexed / abstracted by the major international indexing systems like Index Medicus/MEDLINE, SCOPUS, PUBMED, etc. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the ar...
Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
The Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health is a peer reviewed, open access journal, with an international editorial board. Integrating biomedical, social and environmental sciences, we welcome a wide range of contributions with an emphasis on development and lower income settings in order to support the evidence base for disease prevention and control. Submissions may includ...
Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor (IndMedica)
It is Indmedica's philosophy that all health and medical related information should be freely viewable and accessible by all, healthcare professionals and the public alike, in the hope of improving awareness,the standard level of health and ultimately improving the the lives of people all around India, and even the world. In line with this philosophy, its goal is to bring as much inform...
Indian Pediatrics
The general objective of Indian Pediatrics is " To promote the science and practice of Pediatrics." An important guiding principle has been the simultaneous need to inform, educate and entertain the target audience . The specific key objectives are: 1. To publish original, relevant, well researched peer reviewed articles on issues related to child health. 2. To provide contin...
Journal of Human Ecology (JHE)
The Journal of Human Ecology (J Hum Ecol) is a peer reviewed, internationally circulated journal. It publishes reports of original research, theoretical articles and timely reviews, and brief communications in the interdisciplinary field of Human Ecology. The Journal serves as a forum for social and life scientists and health professionals. Especially those who share common interests in understand...
Public Health Foundation of India
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, rese...
Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP)
The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP) is an initiative to explore and showcase India's success in meeting development challenges in terms of policy and practice. It supports evidence generation and uptake on global and national policy issues. The aim of the programme is to design, support and supervise the implementation of evidence generation and its uptake thereby meeting the key KPP objecti...
Knowledge x-change on Sustainable Development (KxSD)
As sustainable development has wide implications, it is important to draw lessons from the vast amount of available information in understanding and capturing ground realities in the various issues related to the sector. Exchange of ideas and knowledge would help identify and understand knowledge gaps in various areas in order to effectively achieve the intended goals of sustainability....
World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
The WBTi is a flagship programme of IBFAN Asia that initiates a participatory assessment of the strengths and weaknesses in the 10 areas of policies and programmes meant for implementing the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.
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