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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of common ocular morbidities (cataract, refractive errors, glaucoma, and corneal opacities) and their demographic and sociocultural correlates. SETTINGS AND DESIGN The present cross-sectional study was conducted in the field practice areas of the Department of Community Medicine, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, for a(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of global developmental delay among children under 3 years of age and study the determinant factors. METHODS Cross sectional descriptive study was conducted in field practice areas of the Department of Community Medicine, JN Medical College, Aligarh, India. A total of 468 (243 boys and 225 girls) children aged 0-3(More)
Robotics has been a tremendous successful field of research in last few decades. Regarding the development of robotics, many developed robotic arm has been deployed in industrial purposes like automation, sophisticated fabrication etc. This paper is an initiative to patronize the robotic arm for hazardous situation people who can use his hand to move object(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine diarrhea management in rural practitioners. METHODS This study was conducted among the RMP's of 4 blocks of Aligarh. Pre-coded questionnaire was completed and educational programme followed. 91% were prescribing ORS in various combinations, but only 9.8% were advising ORS and feeding as standard management of diarrhea. Only 12.8%(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the behavior of pregnant women regarding neonatal care. Also to implement and assess impact of Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) package among pregnant women regarding neonatal care. METHODS This community based intervention study was conducted in field practice area of Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC), Department of Community(More)
The study was conducted among the inpatients of the pediatric ward of J.N. Medical College Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University in India, from January 1989 to December 1991, to determine the etiological factors and the prevalence of pyogenic meningitis. Personal and family histories were recorded. Of 8168 patients admitted to the pediatric ward during the(More)
BACKGROUND Infant mortality rate is regarded as an important and sensitive indicator of the health status of a community. It also reflects the living standard of the people and the effectiveness of interventions for improving maternal and child health. Multiple factors related to social and economic conditions, health care and environment have a significant(More)
Adolescence is a highly vulnerable period for malnutrition. This study was based on a Global School Health Survey methodology in the 13-15-year age group; employing WHO AnthroPlus to evaluate the nutritional status, find the prevalence of both extremes of malnutrition, compare with the growth curves and to find its sociodemographic correlates. A total of(More)
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