Empowering Women Through Better Healthcare and Nutrition in Developing Countries

edited by Sheel Sharma and Angella Atwaru Atero, Regency Publications, 2012, xv, 325 p, tables, figs,, ISBN : 9788189233754, $75.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Empowering Women Through Better Healthcare and Nutrition in Developing Countries

Contents: Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. Health and nutrition for women and children in Cambodia/Mary Chea. 2. Impact of health education on mothers and nurses to prevent Shaken baby syndrome among high risk infants/Nagwa Ahmed Zein El Dein and Aida Abd. El Razek. 3. Quality of care provided to Thalassemic children at menoufia University hospital/Taghreed Kamal, Maha Khalifa and Hanaa Ibrahim. 4. Herbals in promoting nutrition among children and women/Aarati Saxena. 5. Empowering women in India through better reproductive healthcare/Devendra Kothari. 6. The role of awareness, comprehension and attitude constructs in behaviour adoption towards alleviation of nutritional anaemia: a before and after study of adolescent school girls/Sanjana R. Bhat and Nirupama Prakash. 7. Health and nutrition concerns of women in reproductive and post reproductive years in developing countries/Sheel Sharma. 8. Assessment of the prevalence of under nutrition and anaemia in adolescents residing in villages around Pilani area of Rajasthan State in India/Nirupma Prakash, Suman Kapur, Devinder Kumar, Urvashi Kaushik, R.P. Pareek and Tanjya Mozumder. 9. The impact of decentralization health authority on safe motherhood program in Indonesia/Sri Setiawati. 10. The role of employment on women's mental health/Akram Ghadimi and Ghazaleh Nazifkar...

Besides economic growth the development also encompasses human, social, political and technological progress. In fact, women are a great human resource and their role in society is crucial for its socio-economic development. However, the women as yet comprise only a small percentage of the scientific and academic community. Given proper own space, women can play an important role in the scientific, technical and social development of the country. (jacket)

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