Geographical Aspects of Health and Diseases in India

By: Rais Akhtar & Andrew Learmonth (Eds.)

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Medical geography or geography of health utilizes the concepts and techniques of geography to investigate health-related issues. It employs spatial analysis, the study of the distribution of discrete variables or indicators. Geoecology of Ebola and Zika are contemporary examples that show the regional variation in disease distribution. The analysis of the 'areal or spatial patterns of disease and health care provisions' may often based on mapping of various indicators of disease and health care provisions. Such maps using GIS techniques are utilized as analytical tool to understand the environmental framework of the occurrence of disease, and spatial distribution of health care provision of and access to health services ,identifying inequalities it their distribution and suggesting ideal locations for future health care provisions. The aims of the book is to throw light on the present status of research in medical geography in India and understanding the geomedical processes of different geographical regions. It also aimed at stimulating as much as possible researches, to explore new dimensions and wider horizon in this field of medical geography covering various diversified regions in India. Printed Pages: 651.

Title: Geographical Aspects of Health and Diseases in India

Author Name: Rais Akhtar & Andrew Learmonth (Eds.)

Categories: India, Health,

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

ISBN: 9789386682222

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 701350

Keywords: Geographical Aspects of Health and Diseases in India Rais Akhtar & Andrew Learmonth (Eds.)