Biotechnology

Biotechnology is defined as the industrial application of living organisms and their biological processes such as biochemistry, microbiology, and genetic engineering, in order to make best use of the microorganisms for the benefit of mankind. Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, … Read more

Indian Society

Features of Indian Society India is a vast country and has a long history. Its society has evolved through the ages and has also been affected by foreign influences giving it extreme diversity and made unity amidst diversity a characteristic of the Indian society. However, to understand the process, we need to understand the meaning … Read more

Health services, Preventive and curative health programmes in India / M.P. with an emphasis on children and women’s health. Issues related to availability of curative health to all.

Government of India is committed to the goal of ‘Health for All’  The obligation of the Government to ensure the highest possible health status of India’s population and access to quality health care has been recognized by a number of key policy documents.Health care system supplement in improving the health of individuals, particularly those belonging … Read more

Availability of doctor & Paramedical staff. Health services in rural area

             Healthcare Facilities in Rural Areas   indigenous systems of medicine; drugs and pharmaceuticals. Public health being a State subject, the primary responsibility to provide improved access to healthcare services is that of the State Governments. However, under National Health Mission (NHM) financial support is provided to State/UT Governments to strengthen their healthcare systems to … Read more

Malnutrition,its causes and effects and Govt. programmes for supplementary Nutrition

WHO Defines Malnutrition as “Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. The term malnutrition addresses 3 broad groups of conditions: undernutrition, which includes wasting (low weight-for-height), stunting (low height-for-age) and underweight (low weight-for-age); micronutrient-related malnutrition, which includes micronutrient deficiencies (a lack of important vitamins and minerals) or … Read more

Vital statistics of Birth and Death

                 Health Status of the country The  health  of  a  nation  is  an  essential  component  of  development,  vital  to  the  nation‟s  economic growth and internal stability. Assuming the minimum level of health care to the  population  is  a  critical  constituent  of  the  development  process.  Many  countries  in  the  course of development  gone through what is … Read more

W.H.O.-Objectives, Structures, functions and its programmes

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the specialized organization for  international health within the United Nations’ system. WHO experts produce health guidelines and standards, and help countries to address public health issues. World Health Organization also  supports and promotes health research.WHO came into formal existence in 1948 as the UN specialist agency for health, incorporating … Read more

Human resource development

Education has been accepted as one major agency of socialization, and teachers and educational institutions as socializing agents. In describing education as an instrument of social change, three things are important: the agents of change, the content of change, and the social background of those who are sought to be changed, i.e. students. Educational institutions … Read more

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