Reproductive Health Care of Tribal Women in Kolli Hills at Nammakal District, Tamil Nadu

SLAP Journal of Social Science ISSN-0975 9999, 2013

6 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2014

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S. Srinivasan

Bharathidasan University

Ponnuswami Ilango

Bharathidasan University

Date Written: October 16, 2013

Abstract

Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system, and to its functions and processes. This study mainly concentrated reproductive health care of tribal women. According to World Health Organization (WHO) one of the main goals was increase maternal health. The main objective of the study was to study the antenatal care practice of tribal women, to find delivery related practice of tribal women, to identification misbelieves regarding food and working status of women during pregnancy. Gaps in knowledge regarding the health of tribal women have been identified and a plan of action has been suggested for improving their health.

Keywords: ANC, PNC, BMI, Tribal women

Suggested Citation

Srinivasan, S. and Ilango, Ponnuswami, Reproductive Health Care of Tribal Women in Kolli Hills at Nammakal District, Tamil Nadu (October 16, 2013). SLAP Journal of Social Science ISSN-0975 9999, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2389352

S. Srinivasan (Contact Author)

Bharathidasan University ( email )

Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
India

Ponnuswami Ilango

Bharathidasan University ( email )

Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu
India

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