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A Study on Health Aspect of Laxhmannath and Gop Village of Jaleswar block in Balasore District of Odisha, India


Aditi Khan , The DHAN Academy; Saswatik Tripathy, The DHAN Academy


ASHA, NHM, Health Aspect of Laxhmannath and Gop Village, Mamata Dibas (Odisha state health scheme)


This is a rural context based study. Country like India has 68.84% population in rural area; health is a vital aspect among all aspects. Unhealthy lifestyle is a major concern in underdeveloped nation; in village poor people are facing more health problem because of unhygienic, lack of awareness and infrastructure, crisis of qualitative and quantitative availability of primary health care facilities. In the study location, nearby area has no hospital, villagers mainly depend upon Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA). Mamata Dibas (Odisha state health scheme) is conducted in both villages where immunization and weight measurement of both pregnant mother and children has done, along with this sugar test, hemoglobin check of pregnant women and giving red cart to high risk prone pregnant women are the specific health availability women are getting. But except two ASHA workers (Accredited Social Health Activist) no other medical staffs are present here and newly open Primary Health care also not inaugurated, poor people are mainly sufferer here. They don’t get proper health facility and women are facing lot of problems during their delivery time, lack of transport system is also constraint for them. For bringing development in health perspective, conducting different awareness programme and NGO intervention to initiate new health programme can be a way of betterment of the society.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I120169
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 12
Publication Date: 01/03/2020
Page(s): 17-19

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