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

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Epidemiological Transition in Urban Maharashtra

Epidemiological transition is a process whereby the predominant causes of death shift from communicable/parasitic diseases to non-communicable diseases. A study of the Medical Certification of Cause of Death in Maharashtra shows that the share of communicable diseases has gone down only slightly while diseases of the circulatory system, neoplasm and injuries have increased significantly. This increase is a reflection of development and changing lifestyles.

Primary Healthcare in Urban Slums

A look at the poor status of healthcare for urban slums in Maharashtra, and the differences between rural and urban areas of the state in terms of delivery of healthcare services.

National Family Health Survey: Some Thoughts

For the first time by achieving a degree of uniformity in the administering of questionnaires, sampling methods, data collection, analysis and presentation, the NFHS has been able to generate data on demographic characteristics which are comparable across regions.
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