Dorothy Levinson

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BACKGROUND The Dular strategy is a unique nutrition initiative initiated by UNICEF India in collaboration with the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. Designed to complement the government's Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and build upon its infrastructure, one of the major goals of the Dular program is to capitalize and develop community resources(More)
Information management is essential for optimal delivery of health care services to individuals and the community. Current information techniques--largely dependent on the individual patient record--cannot effectively store, process, retrieve, and communicate the vast amount of data and information which is integral to the comprehensive health care process.(More)
A follow-up study of malnutrition and its determinants among children 6 to 24 months of age was carried out in rural areas of Punjab State in India 30 years after the original study, and following a period of rapid economic growth. The original 1971 study had found a high prevalence of mortality and malnutrition and the worst gender difference in(More)
  • D Levinson
  • 1983
This chapter discusses behavior modification treatment for alcoholism in terms of the potential influence of cultural factors on the treatment process. It is suggested that cultural factors may be an important determinant of treatment involvement and treatment success. Four categories of cultural factors are identified and discussed: (1) folk beliefs about(More)