Ratnendra Shinde

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INTRODUCTION Migrant is a vulnerable population. They face several barriers in accessing health services. The immigration status presents various challenges for maternity services utilization. So this study was conducted (1) to estimate proportion of women utilizing full ANC package and to find out reasons for its nonutilization (2) to estimate the(More)
BACKGROUND Bar girls are unorganized, difficult to reach high-risk group, and an urban phenomenon. OBJECTIVES To study the demographic profile and sexual behavior of bar girls. MATERIALS AND METHODS Study setting is an urban slum area situated in the northwest part of Mumbai. Study design is a community-based cross-sectional study. Study duration was(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the sociodemographic profiles of children under institutional care, identify the characteristic features of the families prone to have destitute children, and suggest measures for prevention of destitution of children in the community. MATERIAL AND METHODS A questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was conducted in a population of 507(More)
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