Author:A.K. Kalla & P.C. Joshi (Authors)

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Tribal Health and Medicines

By: A.K. Kalla & P.C. Joshi (Authors)

Price: $33.97

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 700606

ISBN: 818069139X

Condition: New


Tribes in India, who constitute 15 per cent of the geographical area and nearly 8 per cent of the population, are truly disadvantaged and marginalized population of our country. Health status of the tribal population is marked by all the negative features that one may find in morbidity and mortality. Poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition, lack of personal hygiene, unsanitary conditions and absence of health education, poor mother and child health services and poor coverage of the national preventive programmes have been found responsible for the poor health of the tribal communities. Besides poor ... View more info