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Socio-cultural factors influencing in care seeking practices during diarrhoea in Tharu community

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posted on 05.02.2020, 00:00 by AK Paudel, SK Tiwari, Lal Rawal
Diarrhoea has been considered as the major cause of death in developing countries estimating about 5 million children under 5 death and 750 millions suffer per annum. In Nepal 90 percent of population suffer by water home diseases with diarrhoea as major health problem. Human and social factors are very predominant for diarrhoea and death due to diarrhoea. Taking community as a whole, there are many ideas, beliefs, prejudices, and practices those are helpful or obstructive for the health programme for prevention and control of diarrhoea at all levels of health care in Nepal.

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Volume

3

Issue

1

Start Page

29

End Page

33

Number of Pages

5

ISSN

1727-5482

Publisher

Nepal Health Research Council

Additional Rights

CC BY-NC 4.0

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

Yes

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Journal of Nepal Health Research Council

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