Health Providers in India: On the Frontlines of Change


Sheikh, K; George, A; (2010) Health Providers in India: On the Frontlines of Change. Routledge India, London, New Delhi, p. 281.

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Presents a view of a particular group of frontline health providers, based on field research or on the authors' respective experiences of working with or as providers. This title addresses such health providers as: doctors, nurses, public health workers, counsellors, traditional practitioners and homecare providers. Introduction: India's health providers-diverse frontiers, disparate fortunes / Kabir Sheikh and Asha George -- Government rural health assistants as social beings / Asha George -- The midwifery role of the auxiliary nurse midwife / Dileep Mavalankar, Kranti Vora and Bharati Sharma -- Dilemmas and conflicts on HIV counselors in VCTCs / Akhila Vasan and Jayashree Ramakrishna -- Public sector doctors in an era of commercialization / Rama V. Baru -- Working with private practitioners on a public health intervention / Risha Hess, Saswati Sinha and Pritpal Marjara -- Understanding practitioners' responses to national policy guidelines / Kabir Sheikh and John DH Porter -- The dynamics of medicos' anti-reservation protest of 2006 / V. Venkatesan -- The community role of indigenous healers / Madhura Lohokare and Bhargavi V. Davar -- Traditional orthopaedic practitioners' place in contemporary health / Unnikrishnan PM, Lokesh Kumar HP and Darshan Shankar -- The critical role of family care providers in HIV/AIDS / Shilpa Karvande [and others] -- Sexual harassment of women health workers / Paramita Chaudhuri -- Gender and health training of male multipurpose workers / Anagha Pradhan, Renu Khanna, and Korrie de Koning.

Item Type: Book
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Global Health and Development
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/427564

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