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Health and population in South Asia

from earliest times to the present

by Sumit Guha

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Published by Permanent Black, Distributed by Orient Longman in New Delhi, Bangalore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Public health -- South Asia,
    • Health survey -- South Asia,
    • South Asia -- Population

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSumit Guha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3633.A3 G85 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4003798M
      ISBN 108178240041
      LC Control Number2001357530
      OCLC/WorldCa48056280

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      The South Asian region, which comprises India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Maldives, in accounted for one-fifth of the world’s population, two-thirds of its absolute poor, and one-half of its illiterate ing to a well-researched study by Mahbub ul-Haq published in , "South Asia is fast emerging as the poorest, most-illiterate, the most. Health & Education in Africa IFC is the world’s largest multilateral investor in the private health and education sectors in emerging markets. We support the growth of the sectors in developing countries in a sustainable and socially responsible way that helps improve the lives of people, many of whom do not have access to health care or.

        There is huge scarcity of resources to address the mental health needs of the population in south Asia (and in the developing world more generally, as Andrew Chambers explained in a recent article.   A culture of shame among South Asians is a barrier to members of the community with mental illness accessing help, says cricketer Monty Panesar.


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