Vol 31 | Issue 4
Hospital awareness rather than public awareness is key to promote organ donation
Organ transplantation picked up in India during the 1980s and gathered momentum only during the 1990s, especially after the Transplantation of Human Organs Act was passed by Parliament in 1994 and t...
Sleep patterns, hygiene and daytime sleepiness among adolescent school-goers in three districts of Tamil Nadu: A descriptive study
Background. Sleep is important for the growth, development and good health of adolescents. We assessed sleep patterns, hygiene and daytime sleepiness among school-going adolescents in 3 distric...
Elements of a successful hospital-based deceased donation programme in India: Zero to eighty-five in two years
Background. Legislation has made organ donation after brain death (DBD) possible in India since 1994. However, no organs are donated in most parts of the country; the national organ donation ra...
Surveillance of maternal deaths in Barpeta district of Assam
Background. Assam has the highest maternal mortality in India. It is difficult to make a precise estimate of maternal mortality because the available information from various surveys has a wide...
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Use of information on pre-packaged foods among residents of an urban village of South Delhi, India
Background. With rapid urbanization and hectic lifestyle, there is a growing demand of pre-packaged food items. ‘Food label’, present on most packaged food items provides informatio...
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