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Old age among slum dwellers

by Shabeen Ara

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Published by South Asian Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- India.,
    • Urban poor -- India.

    • About the Edition

      Socioeconomic situation of slum dwellers in Kulkarni Hakkal slum in Hubli, Karnataka.

      Edition Notes

      StatementShabeen Ara.
      ContributionsHelpAge India (Organization)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.I4 A73 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p. ;
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1252227M
      ISBN 108170031796
      LC Control Number94901903
      OCLC/WorldCa30776952

      having age 60 years and above and living in slum areas in Sylhet City Corporation. Purposive sampling technique was employed for selecting sample from the older people who live in the selected six slums. In the slum areas older people mostly suffer from headache, skin . Slum dwellers purchase medicines (68%) from drug stores; 77% of people depend on government hospitals for treatment. An overall 53% of slum women use condoms as contraceptive. In slum areas infant mortality is very low (%). In these slums only 6% of people are found either physically or mentally challenged.

      "Portfolios of the Poor" is the first book to systematically explain how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems. The authors conducted year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa--records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money.   India's growing status as an economic superpower is masking a failure to stem a shocking rate of infant deaths among its poorest people. Nearly two million children under five die every year in.

        Mrs Selja says that it will cost India four trillion rupees (£49 billion) to build the estimated 24 million housing units needed to accommodate India’s slum-dwellers. She has called for the Government and the private sector to address the problem jointly and has launched several schemes to provide basic public services to slum-dwellers. Slum/Shack Dwellers International (SDI), is a global social movement of the urban poor started in It forms a network of community-based organisations in 33 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. The SDI secretariat is located in Cape Town, South Africa. The current chairperson is .


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An enthralling account of the most notorious slum in Victorian Englandand how it became a laboratory for "reforming" the poor Condemned as a "fruitful hotbed of disease and death," the Old Nichol, a fifteen-acre East London slum, was a shameful blot on the age of progress.4/5.

Health Care Seeking Behavior of Slum-Dwellers in Dhaka City Results of a Household Survey Institute of Health Economics has been found lower among the slum dwellers than among the other inhabitants of Dhaka city, intensive BCC campaign has to be conducted in the urban slums.

The logit analysis has revealed. Slum dwellers display specific traits when it comes to disclosing their illnesses to professionals. The resulting actions lead to poor health-seeking behaviour and underutilisation of existing formal health facilities.

The ways that slum people use to communicate their feelings about illness, the type of confidants that they choose, and the supportive and unsupportive social and cultural Cited by: 2. About the author: Shabeen Ara, Ph.D., is the Head of Research and Development and Computer Establishment of HelpAge India.

She is also the editor of the Research and Development Journal. She is the author of the book, Old Age among Slum by: 60 new COVID cases in Gujarat, tally rises to Tea seller, slum dweller among 60 new COVID cases in Gujarat, tally rises to Deccan Herald E-paper: May Author: Satish Jha.

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that slums contain an entrepreneurial energy that only needs to be released by the use of microcredit or by giving slum-dwellers their own land /5. in their old age. Books [29] Dhadewe, M. Sociology of Slum. New. Diseases of the respiratory system appear to be very high among slum dwellers.

From this study, it can be. Slum dwellers generally have to go to the formal city to find employment, but Dharavi generates many of its own jobs, from leather and ceramics work to food production and even the manufacturing of medical devices.

In neither Davis’s book nor Neuwirth’s is there much sense of what might be done to improve life for slum dwellers.

With respect to documents required by the slum dwellers to prove their entitlement, he said the name of the slum dwellers should be in electoral list on Author: Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar.

Further, slum dwellers tend to live close together, so when one person gets a contagious illness (including the flu), it is spread to many other residents. Asked in Book Search, Idioms, Cliches.

The global injustice this book seeks to address is the injustice of labelling people as slum dwellers. However, having to live in slums is at least as great an injustice.

Identifying groups of people without work has not always been an exercise in shaming the workless, or in suggesting that they do not have work because they are somehow lacking.The book addresses key themes such as shrinking of traditional support base of the elderly, trajectory of old age homes in India and care arrangements for the elderly within the community.

Written by academics and practitioners in the field of gerontology, this book is an informative resource for demographers, gerontologists, social scientists.