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Problem: Inhabitants of Torres Strait Islands have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Australia and many preventable complications. In 1999, a one year randomised cluster trial showed improved diabetes care processes and reduced admissions to hospital when local indigenous health workers used registers, recall and reminder systems, and basic diabetes… (More)
INTRODUCTION Neurological diseases are very important causes of prolonged morbidity and disability, leading to profound financial loss. Epilepsy is one of the most important neurological disorders Healthcare seeking by epilepsy patients is quite diverse and unique. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The study was conducted among the epilepsy patients, to assess their… (More)
BACKGROUND Bancroftian filariasis is the second most common mosquito-borne disease in India. Government of India adopted mass-drug-administration (MDA) since 2004 for its elimination by 2015 AD. OBJECTIVE The aim was to assess the coverage, compliance, factors-related to noncompliance to MDA. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey of 1 week was… (More)
Introduction. Neurological diseases are very important causes of prolonged morbidity and disability leading to profound financial loss. Epilepsy is one of the most important neurological disorders. It being a cost intensive disorder poses a significant economic burden to the country. Aims and Objectives. The study was conducted among the persons with… (More)
Background: Chest pain is a common symptom for patients to attend hospital outdoor all over the world. Majority of the chest pain is due to non-cardiac causes. Both organic and psychiatric causes contribute to the causes of non-cardiac chest pain.