Health and Health Care in Indian Sub-Continent: Special Focus North East
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About the Book :
The book addresses some important aspects of health and healthcare in Indian sub-continent with a special focus on North East India. It addresses a number of healthcare issues in Bangladesh, in the pre- and post-reform period of India and its spatio-temporal pattern. Issues related to the emergence of Multi-Drug Resistant TB cases, prevalence of HIV-AIDS among the female sex workers and their clients in Bangladesh along with the analysis of factors associated with cesarean delivery among women in Rajshahi city, Bangladesh have been presented.
Socio-economic factors related to healthcare, child and maternal healthcare issues, problem of nutrition in ICDS and Anganwadi centres of North East India, rural urban inequity in healthcare, environment and health through contingent theory have also been described. Further, education and institutional factors in healthcare have been presented in separate sections.
Therefore, the book presented a range of issues and interactive analyses of healthcare with various socio-economic and institutional aspects that will benefit the students, researchers, academicians and policy-makers.
About Author :
Utpal Kumar De is currently Professor of Economics at the North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India. Prof. De has been engaged in teaching at post-graduate level since 1994. His research interests include agricultural economics and rural development, issues on environment and natural resources, climate change adaptation, and empowerment of women. Prof. De has visited several countries of Europe and Asia in connection with research and delivered keynote lectures at a number of conferences. Besides presenting over 60 research papers in various international and national conferences, he has published nine volumes, completed half a dozen research projects and published over 85 research articles in reputed national and international journals. The Marquis Who's Who Publications Board certifies that Utpal Kumar De is a subject of biographical record in Who's Who in the World 2013 Pearl Anniversary Edition, inclusion in which is limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their own fields of endeavour and who have, thereby, contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society. He has successfully guided 10 research scholars for their Ph.D. degree.
Premananda Bharati is Professor (Retired) of the Biological Anthropology Unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. His research interests include human biology, physical anthropology, growth, nutrition, poverty, gender issues, and demography. He has also taught at the Centre of Statistics, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa. Professor Bharati was awarded the International Man of the Year (1993/94) by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England; and Man of the Year 1994 by the American Biographical Institute, North Carolina, USA. He is a fellow of the Human Biology Association, Michigan, USA. He has published more than 100 research papers in journals of national and international repute and completed a number of research projects. He has visited America, Europe, and Asia extensively in connection with short-term courses and has delivered invited lectures and presented papers at various conferences.