PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Millions of people in the world today, particularly in developing countries, have a low state of health. More than half of the population of the world does not have the…

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

The Need for MCH Services There are four main reasons why mother,and child health must be given top priority in terms of providing health services : (1) Mothers and children…

CHILD CARE SERVICES

Children under 5 years of age constitute 15 to 20 per cent of population in developing countries. 35 to 60 per cent of all deaths occur in this age group…

SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

School health service is an important dimension of community health. The reasons are : (1) Large numbers : School children form a sizable portion of the population in any country….

HOME VISITING

Home visiting is the backbone of public health nursing. The purpose of home visiting is (1) to carry out simple nursing care in the home (2) for the prevention of…

REFERRAL SYSTEMS

A good referral system is an essential component of health care systems. As more and more paramedical workers are employed in the health industry, it becomes necessary to establish a…

HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Health assessment (or evaluation) is necessary for decisions concerning provision of appropriate health and social services. Since there is no single measure of health, health assessment has to be multi¬¨dimensional….