ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Hysterectomy as a ‘Magic Bullet’ for Gynaecological Morbidities

The increasing prevalence of hysterectomies among young women in various states of India over the past decade has raised significant concerns. The study on hysterectomy among rural women from weaker socio-economic backgrounds in a district in Maharashtra examines the factors that shape the choice of healthcare facilities. Existing studies and news reports indicate that among the various stakeholders, private practitioners unnecessarily prescribe hysterectomy for monetary interests.

Food Insecurity and Malnutrition among Santhal Children in Jharkhand

Despite several strategic interventions, India is struggling hard with the many issues contributing to child mortality and malnutrition. This study is an exploration of various dimensions affecting the nutritional status of children in Gandey block, Jharkhand, a populous tribal belt in India. It makes an attempt to evaluate the food security within this community by exploring predominant variables operating in the area leading to malnutrition: socio-economic, demographic and political factors, pattern of food consumption, and coverage of government schemes.

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