Ratnendra Shinde

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This study compares the implementation of community-based monitoring (CBM) in 45 primary health centers (PHCs) in the pilot phase in Maharashtra with the equal number of randomly selected PHCs not implementing CBM (non-CBM) from the same districts. Information was collected by teams from Community Medicine Departments by visiting selected PHCs.(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)
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)
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)
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