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Accessibility of health and family welfare services to slum dwellers in India

Accessibility of health and family welfare services to slum dwellers in India

a comparative study of few selected towns

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Published by Operations Research Group in Baroda .
Written in English


About the Edition

Study relates to Calcutta, Indore, and Bharuch.

Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1992. 3 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementsponsored by USAID, New Delhi.
ContributionsUSAID/New Delhi., Operations Research Group (India)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 92/60097
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1373382M
LC Control Number92904850

estimates that the year saw the number of slum dwellers in the world reach the one billion mark.1 This means that, on average, one in every three city residents is now a slum dweller. To be sure, the growth of cities and towns throughout the world has created both opportunities and enormous Size: 2MB. A new census report says one in six people in Indian cities live in some , sprawling slums with conditions "unfit for human habitation." The statistics are India's first complete count of.

Comparison of use of health services of slum-dwellers with that of urban people The rate of healthcare use by the slum people is much lower than that by the urban areas: the current use of family planning is percent for slum dwellers and 66 percent for urban people. slums limits human capital formation among the slum-dwellers and especially their children. This is particularly unfortunate because India, like many developing countries, does a poor job of supplying public services in rural areas (Chaudhury et al ) and emigrating to the city is one way to access better healthcare and schooling for one’s.

The poor migrants usually settle in unauthorized slums or settlements. The migrant health is found in a disadvantageous position due to poor access to healthcare services. The present paper examines the maternal healthcare services provided by the peripheral health workers among the interstate migrants living in slums of Bangalore city. safety reasons, slum upgrading in situ is usually preferable to improve the health and welfare of people living in slums • Sanitation, which started the public health revolution in Europe and America during the 19th century, remains a key neighbourhood challenge in slums • Health services should be designed specifi cally to overcome.


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Accessibility of health and family welfare services to slum dwellers in India Download PDF EPUB FB2

Access to Health Services Among Slum Dwellers in an Industrial Township and Surrounding Rural Areas: A Rapid Epidemiological Assessment. On the other hand, it is a grim irony that the poor in India do not have access to basic health care. Like most developing countries, in India, millions die from treatable conditions.

Assessment of accessibility and utilization of public health services by elderly slum dwellers in Jaipur city. ISSN: Vol. 26 No. 1, Aug. It is obvious from table 2 that role of friends, relatives and family members is important in decisions of the : Sanjaya Saxena, Mamta Chauhan.

India, Urban Poor, Access to Health Services, Slums, Public Policy 1. Introduction Globally, while a significant number of individuals have moved out of slums, the absolute number of slum dwellers has actually increased over the years. Latest estimates from developing regions indicatethat the pro-File Size: KB.

India - Family Welfare (Urban Slums) Project (English) Abstract. The project will include the following components: increasing the supply of family welfare services to slum populations through improvements in outreach services using volunteer female health workers recruited from the slum communitities, and the upgrading.

Covid Slum dwellers at risk, experts suggest enhanced monitoring Of the fresh Covid cases reported from Mumbai on Tuesday, two were from Dharavi, one of. Authority.

In spite of the Slum Areas Act that enables local authorities to provide services in settlements that have been “declared” as slums, some of the government agencies do not permit the Bombay Municipal Corpo-ration to carry out “improvement” of slums on their land.

Pavement dwellers Nea families live on pavements File Size: KB. Sensible measures for reasons given in paper one 1 but poorly studied in slum contexts: Health services: Improve access to health protection, health improvement, and clinical care: Public health and clinical services effective in slums as elsewhere, barriers to access have been studied, 1 but the most cost-effective mix of services is in need Cited by: The National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF), founded in the mid s, is a national organisation of community groups and leaders who live in slums and informal settlements across India.

NSDF mobilises the urban poor to come together, articulate their concerns and find solutions to the problems they face. National Portal of India is a Mission Mode Project under the National E-Governance Plan, designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India.

It has been developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian. Slum upgrading as part of MDG Goal 7 on Ensuring Environmental Sustainability: India Target 7D: byto have achieved a significant improvement in the lives of at least million slum dwellers “The target of improving the lives of at least million slum dwellers has already been achieved twice-over.

more than million slum. Based on the survey findings, it is recommended to increase demand for healthcare among the slum dwellers through: an intensive behavior change communication campaign; improved distribution of and access to health facilities in slum areas; streamlined service delivery mechanism with cooperation of service delivery by MOHFW; addressing the social determinants of health, especially education of women and children; rural development; and improved water.

Slums have the least welfare and public services, including health services. 1 The phrase "slum" is sometimes used in developing countries in. A mass screening programme to identify persons afflicted with “silent killers” – diabetes and hypertension – in Delhi's slums was launched by Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai,Mount Road, Chennai,Tamil Nadu.

Introduction. Slum residency is an informal residency on the outskirts or even in the inner parts of a town. Slums have the least welfare and public services, including health services.

1 The phrase “slum” is sometimes used in developing countries in order to elucidate the miserable living conditions of the residents of such areas. The percentage of urban residents living in slums Cited by: 6.

India - India - Health and welfare: India’s medical and public health services have improved dramatically since independence.

As a result, average life expectancy at birth has risen by more than 25 years since World War II, although it still lags behind expectancies in the world’s more affluent societies.

While death from starvation has become rare, malnutrition has remained. Health in Slums is a joint initiative between Maastricht University and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. We seek to improve the health and well-being of urban slum communities in Bangalore, India, through action oriented research in.

India - Family Welfare (Urban Slums) Project (English). Gupta I, Guin P. Health Status and Access to Health Services in Indian Slums. Health (N Y). ; Singh S, Kalaskar S. Health care seeking behavior and utilization pattern in an urban slum of Mumbai: a cross sectional study. Int J Curr Res. ;–5.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of : Richa Verma, Tejbir Singh, Mohan Lal, Jasleen Kaur, Sanjeev Mahajan, Shyam Sunder Deepti.

Office, and Mr Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Mr S. Shetty welcomed all the delegates to Mumbai, and congratulated the Ministry of Health, Government of India, and the World Health Organization for organizing the regional consultation.

He called attention to several issues that merit consideration,File Size: 1MB. Slums are home to nearly one billion people in the world and are expanding at an exponential rate.

Devarjeevanahalli is a large notified slum in Bangalore, South India which is characterised by poverty, overcrowding, hazardous living environment and social complexities. The poor living conditions not only affect the health of the people living there but also poses Cited by: 2. This paper evaluates the welfare effects of in situ slum upgrading and relocation programs using data for households in Mumbai, India.

We estimate a model of residential location choice in which households value the ethnic composition of neighborhoods and employment accessibility in addition to housing characteristics.Task Force 8—the Task Force on Improving the Lives of Slum Dwellers—was specifically charged with developing plans to improve the lives of at least million slum dwellers byyet more far-reaching work will clearly be needed.

At present, approximately 1 billion people in a global population of 6 billion live in urban by: This paper evaluates the welfare effects of in situ slum upgrading and relocation programs using data for households in Mumbai, India. We estimate a model of residential location choice in which households value the ethnic composition of neighborhoods and employment accessibility in addition to housing by: