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   1986| July-September  | Volume 11 | Issue 3  
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Note On Research Design For The Study Of Community Participation In Health Care Programmes
Susan B Rifkin
July-September 1986, 11(3):173-183
After describing types of research designs for the study of community participation in health care programmes, this paper examines one methodology, the quantitative methodology, the quantitative methodology, in detail. It presents some of the major attractions and limitations of this approach. The attractions include the need for evaluation of success and failure and of cost effectiveness of programmes. The limitations include the inability of the approach to deal with definitions and interventions that cannot be quantitified and the difficulty of identifying casual relationship between interventions and outcomes. These characteristics are illustrated by a case by a medical school in Asia. Research design, research developments and research outcomes are described and analysed. The paper concludes that an alternative analysis which examines the linkages between participation and health improvements would be more useful as it would allow the political, social and economic dimensions of community participation to be examined.
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Identification Of Simple Indicators Of Nutrition Surveillance For Primary Health Care Workers In Field Situations
Sunder Lal, Ramesh Goomer
July-September 1986, 11(3):143-149
Weighing of children under six year of age by primary health care workers in field situation, achieved maximum agreements with the standard agreements with the standard (76.5%). Experience of measuring height and mid upper arm circumference was frustrating because of low level of agreements of 21.1% and 44.9% respectively. The level of agreement and performance of workers could be enhanced by using colour coded simple instruments such as colored weight charts, leanness boards, tricolor tape and height stick. Nutritional grading by use of growth charts, leanness boards and tricolour tape matched well with actual measurements. Weighing and use of growth chart appeared to be reliable and simple indicator in the hands of primary health care workers in field situations. Their ability could be further enhanced by continuing education and supportive supervision.
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Nutrition Education Programmes In Himachal Pradesh
Monica Sharma, Renu Sobti, Rita Saxena
July-September 1986, 11(3):151-162
A study of development programmers in Himachal Pradesh revealed that nutrition education is imparted through 24 different programmes. Various Channels of communication are used. Supplementary nutrition programmes which presently do not include nutrition education have been identified. All opportunities for nutrition education require to be exploited. The support for nutrition education activities, in terms of money and materials, was found to be inadequate.
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A Study On The Food Consumption Pattern In Slims Of Bangalore
G.N Prabhakara, P.V Aswath, C Shivaram, A.N Viswanath
July-September 1986, 11(3):163-172
This paper presents the pattern of calorie consumption and food consumption among 1055 families in an urban slum area. The mean calorie intake was 2371.44. Presuming that socioeconomic status and environmental status influence the calorie intake, ANOVA model was used to identify the same. Surprisingly their relation could not be established by statistical procedure. The percentage of nutrients with respect of R.D.A. (Recommeded Dietary Allowance) was satisfactory expect for vitamin A, Riboflavin and vitamin C. The adequacy of nutrients even with low socioeconomic condition is probed to find out the obtained percentage of R.D.A. with respect to nutrients.
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Primary Health Care And Referral Services
V.P Reddaiah, J Lobo, S.K Kapoor
July-September 1986, 11(3):185-192
This study is based on the analysis of morbidity attending the Casualty Service at C.R.H.S. Project Hospital Ballabgarh Which acts as & referral center for the whole Block. The morbidity is presented by age and the need for data analysis and its utilization for provision of efficient emergency services are highlighted.
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Lactational And Dietary Habits Of Nursing Mothers In Rural Community Of Kanpur
K.L Agrwal, Suresh Chandra, S.N Sharma
July-September 1986, 11(3):199-204
Daily dietary intake of 100 nursing mothers have been studied in rural area of Kanpur. Their colostrums and mature milk were analysed to asses protein and mineral contents. Information was also collected regarding the customs and dietary habit of nursing mothers. It was found that dietary habit of nursing mothers were far below than recommended allowances.
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Dietetic Behaviour Of Antenatal Mothe In An Urban Slum Community Of Pondicherry (South India)
S.K Satapathy, R.D Bansal, S Venkatesh, K.A Narayan
July-September 1986, 11(3):193-198
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Save Human Life Society
Zakir Husain
July-September 1986, 11(3):150-150
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