Geographical Aspects of Health and Disease in India

By: Rais Akhtar & A.T.A. Learmonth (Authors)

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Attempt has been made to edit research papers on various aspects of medical geography in India. The contribution include eminent scholars working in India and abroad. The aim of the volume is to present in a systematic form various aspects of hearth problems in relation to physical and cultural environment. In addition to disease ecology, the levels of nutrition in different geographical regions and a possible environmental correlation have also been attempted. Socio-cultural aspects have also been studied in relation to prevalent disease. Finally it deals with problem of spatial inequalities in the distribution of health facilities with the aim of identifying disparities in their availability. The problem of measuring health hazard index in order to provide better health care, has also been undertaken. Thus, the present volume is intended as a contribution to efforts currently deployed to associate some of the social sciences with the medial discipline in research or operational programmes aiming to control major public health problems particularly in developing countries such as India. It is hoped that students Such as India. It is hoped that students and researchers in medical geography, environmental sciences, epidemiology, nutrition, public health, agriculture, sociology and regional health care planning will benefit from this volume. Printed Pages: 466.

Title: Geographical Aspects of Health and Disease in India

Author Name: Rais Akhtar & A.T.A. Learmonth (Authors)

Categories: India, Ayurveda,

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 1985

ISBN: 817022053X

ISBN 13: 9788170220534

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 700589

Keywords: Geographical Aspects of Health and Disease in India Rais Akhtar & A.T.A. Learmonth (Authors)