Health and Nutritional Status of Rural School Children of Vidharbha Region - Maharashtra, Served by the Teachers and Village Volunteers as Primary Health Care Workers

Authors

  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, P. O. Sevagram, Maharashtra
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, P. O. Sevagram, Maharashtra
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, P. O. Sevagram, Maharashtra
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, P. O. Sevagram, Maharashtra

Abstract

Improvement of community health requires strengthening of the primary health care component of health care system. This involves effective utilisation of available human resources in the community. Under Indian conditions, primary school teachers, postal staff, village level workers (Gramsevaks), etc who are already working in rural areas, can be trained and as suggested by Mahatma Gandhi down to DGHS in recent years for this purpose.

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Published

1968-05-01

How to Cite

Darshan Singh, Pralhad Rao, N., Nayar, S., & Roy Choudhury, D. (1968). Health and Nutritional Status of Rural School Children of Vidharbha Region - Maharashtra, Served by the Teachers and Village Volunteers as Primary Health Care Workers. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 25(5), 144–153. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/13623

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