Health and Nutrition: Accessibility to Infrastructure and Welfare Measures for Scheduled Tribes in KBK Region

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Sucheta Priyabadini, Shradha Padhi, Biswa Bandita Kar


It is a fact that health and nutrition are co-related to each other. Women’s health consist of "emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical wellbeing, is determined by the social, political, cultural and economic context of women's lives. Every woman should be provided with the opportunity to achieve, sustain and maintain health, as defined by the woman herself, to her full potential. Health care is predominantly related in improving socio- economic and cultural life style of every human. Both central and state government has been providing various need based health welfare programmes exclusively for last two decades.. There are lot of challenges relating to access, on time services delivery and affordability of health care system which has played an important role towards implementation of the schemes effectively. In this context, this paper reflects analytical views on availability, accessibility and utility of health care infrastructure. All the relevant information has been captured by the researchers from the secondary sources of both central and state government to substantiate ground picture into reality".

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