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World health organization releases global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to guide research, discovery, and development of new antibiotics
This poster presents a poster presented at the 2016 International Conference of the American Academy of Anti-infective Agents (IAA) in New York, where it was hoped that this poster would provide a jumping-off point for further research into the role of E.coli in wound healing. Expand
Role of self-care in management of diabetes mellitus
A systematic, multi-pronged and an integrated approach is required for promoting self-care practices among diabetic patients to avert any long-term complications. Expand
Depression in an older adult rural population in India.
Depression, particularly mild depression, is common in this rural population of older adults, particularly among women and widowed elderly, and these study findings can help program managers implement a more comprehensive strategy in this community for timely interventions to promote mental health and prevent geriatric depression. Expand
Self Breast Examination: A Tool for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
The effectiveness of breast self-examination in early detection of the breast cancer is checked to recognize the perceived barriers which are interfering with the uptake of BSE so that the greatest challenge of late presentation can be curbed and the chances of survival improved. Expand
A study on knowledge, attitude and practices about organ donation among college students in Chennai, Tamil Nadu -2012
__________________________________________________________________________________________ Introduction: Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practices on organ donation is essential for betterExpand
Utility of kangaroo mother care in preterm and low birthweight infants
KMC helps to reduce neonatal mortality, and inculcates confidence and a better sense of parenting in mothers with regard to their babies' needs, and has a significant role to play in protecting them from hypothermia and sepsis as well as promoting exclusive breastfeeding. Expand
The Determinants and Scope of Public Health Interventions to Tackle the Global Problem of Hypertension
The need continues to be high for sustainable and cost-effective interventions that will ultimately halt and reverse the rising tide of hypertension prevalence. Expand
Mainstreaming of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy with the health care delivery system in India
To ensure the accessibility and availability of health care services to all, policy-makers need to implement strategies to facilitate the mainstreaming of the AYUSH system and to support this system with stringent monitoring mechanisms. Expand
Implementation of public health practices in tribal populations of India: challenges and remedies
Considering that these ST groups are culturally and economically heterogeneous, the methods to tackle their health problems should not only be integrated and multi-fold, but also specific to the individual groups as feasibly as possible. Expand
Fostering directly observed treatment in tuberculosis: a program manager's perspective.
DOT in RNTCP insures long-term adherence to the treatment, with right drugs in right doses, at right intervals and thus plays an indispensable role in improving the outcome indicators of the program and the quality of life in patients. Expand