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Socio-cultural factors influencing in care seeking practices during diarrhoea in Tharu community
journal contributionposted on 05.02.2020, 00:00 by AK Paudel, SK Tiwari, Lal RawalLal 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.