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The Role of Schools in Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Among Adolescents in Developing Countries
This paper reviews the state of knowledge about relationships between schooling and adolescent reproductive health. With the spread of mass schooling and the growing share of adolescents who attend ...
by Cynthia B. Lloyd
Health, Technical Efficiency And Agricultural Production In Indian Districts
In this study, they attempt to quantify the effect of improved population health on technical efficiency in agricultural production. Using data for over 260 districts in 15 Indian states, they emplo...
by Atheendar S. Venkataramani
Working with Existing Systems: Lessons from INHP
Engaging and strengthening the ICDS and Health programs of the government was a major approach of the two component projects under the RACHNA program, INHP-II and Chayan. Of the two, the INHP interve...
Rural Health Services at Cross-Roads: Insights from Gujarat
The objective of the paper is to i) understand and document the morbidity profile, ii) examine utilisation of health services, and iii) estimate approximate expenses on health care by th...
by Ratnawali Sinha
Conflict, Crisis, and Abuse in Dharavi, Mumbai: Experiences from Six Years at a Centre for Vulnerable Women and Children
Many victims of domestic violence go to hospitals, but interaction with doctors and nurses tended to stop at treatment for injuries. Engaging with the wider issues—emotional, psychiatric, social, and...
by Nayreen Daruwalla
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2007
The Bill seeks to amend the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961....
by Parliamentary Research Service PRS