Reproductive health needs and care seeking behaviour of pavement dwellers of Calcutta.

@article{Ray2001ReproductiveHN,
  title={Reproductive health needs and care seeking behaviour of pavement dwellers of Calcutta.},
  author={Sandip Kumar Ray and Romy Biswas and Satish Kumar and Tapan Chatterjee and Ritu Nair Misra and Saibendu Kumar Lahiri},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={142-3, 145}
}
An unabated growth of street dwellers in the city of Calcutta is reported to be due to twin reasons like, migration of rural poor people as well as uncontrolled fertility among these poor settlers of the city. A community-based study on reproductive health, fertility and related care seeking behaviour was studied among a sample of women of child bearing age living on streets of Calcutta. Besides, the quite common conditions like leucorrhoea (28.5%), menstrual irregularities (12.3%), infertility… CONTINUE READING