Women's Health in Goa: A Holistic Approach

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Overview

  • Author :Shaila Desouza
  • Year of Publication :2006
  • ISBN: :9788180692567
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 287
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Ayurveda and Health Sciences, Goan, Women Studies


About the Book :

This compendium of eighteen papers, presented at a workshop, jointly organised by the Centre for Women Studies, Goa University, and the Goa State Commission for Women, present wideranging perspectives on various themes concerning women health in Goa. Providing an overview of health, policy and programmes, the contributors address a variety of issues pertaining to mental health, sex, sexuality, reproductivity, right to health and vulnerability of the aged in general and women in particular. They also look at the state of indigenous health care systems in Goa.


About Author :

Shaila Desouza by professional training is a Fine Artist and Social Worker. She has been involved since 1987 in researching womens health. She has been involved with projects of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. She is currently at the Centre for Women Studies of the Goa University where she is engaged in research, teaching, documentation and activism on issues related to women and children. She has been adviser to several government, semi-government as well as Non-Government Organisations in Goa and has to her credit several national and international publications.