ASSESSMENT OF  THE AVAILABILITY OF MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES AMONG TRIBAL COMMUNITIES OF KERALA

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Divya Kaiparambil Varghise

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing
Received Date: 01/05/2024
Acceptance Date: 03/28/2024
Published On: 2024-03-30
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Divya Kaiparambil Varghise ASSESSMENT OF  THE AVAILABILITY OF MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES AMONG TRIBAL COMMUNITIES OF KERALA International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. 2024; 10(01): -p.
Abstract

The present study was conducted to assess the avilabilty of maternal  health services among tribal communities of kerala.Quantitative approach with descriptive research design was used. The sample consisted of Heads of the health institutions from Attappady tribal area, Palakkad District, Consecutive sampling technique or total enumerative sampling was used in this study. The tool was used semi – structured interview schedule. The data related to availability of maternal health services collected from 03/12/2015 to 06/12/2015, from various health institutions. The area of availability of maternal health services such as available health institutions, availability of health personnels, health personnel involving in maternal health services, general services, antenatal care, intra-natal care, postnatal care, newborn care, family planning services and other services in the hospitals. There were 10 institutions available for providing maternal health services to the selected tribal communities.

Key words: Availability, Maternal health services, Health institutions, antenatal care, intra-natal care.

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Divya Kaiparambil Varghise ASSESSMENT OF  THE AVAILABILITY OF MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES AMONG TRIBAL COMMUNITIES OF KERALA International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. 2024; 10(01): -p.

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