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Adverse reactions following mass drug administration during the Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis in Orissa State, India.
The frequency and severity of adverse reactions are the main reasons for low compliance of mass drug administration (MDA) under the Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (PELF). This paperExpand
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Knowledge and perceptions about lymphatic filariasis: a study during the programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in an urban community of Orissa, India.
This study reports the knowledge and perceptions of the people with regard to cause and transmission of chronic forms of lymphatic filariasis (LF) and its elimination programme during mass drugExpand
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Banking on Self - Help Groups: Twenty Years On
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Primary Healthcare Services Among a Migrant Indigenous Population Living in an Eastern Indian City
This paper reports the accessibility and utilization of the healthcare services among a migrant indigenous community inhabiting slums of an eastern Indian city. It is based on data collected throughExpand
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Impact of awareness drives and community-based active tuberculosis case finding in Odisha, India.
India's Revised National Tuberculosis Control programme employs passive case detection. The new sputum smear-positive case detection rate is less than 70% in Odisha State. During April-June 2012,Expand
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Impact of chronic lymphatic filariasis on quantity and quality of productive work among weavers in an endemic village from India
Objective  To assess the impact of hydrocele and lymphoedema on the quantity and quality of productive work of weavers.
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Sexual risk behaviour among migrant tribals living in urban slums of an eastern Indian city: implications on the spread of HIV.
This paper reports the sexual risk behaviour among migrant tribal community living in an eastern Indian city. The age at marriage is very low in this community and 54% of women had first intercourseExpand
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Immunization coverage among migrant tribal children in slums of Orissa.
The vaccination of children against six serious but preventable diseases (tuberculosis diphtheria pertussis tetanus poliomyelitis and measles) has been a cornerstone of the child healthcare system inExpand
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Peripheral health workers' knowledge and practices related to filarial lymphedema care: a study in an endemic district of Orissa, India.
The Global Program to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF), which includes alleviation of disability and suffering of patients, is run primarily in India by the primary health care system. TheExpand
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A cutaneous Anthrax outbreak in Koraput District of Odisha-India 2015
BackgroundCutaneous anthrax in humans is associated with exposure to infected animals or animal products and has a case fatality rate of up to 20% if untreated. During May to June 2015, an outbreakExpand
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