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Journal Article | Jan 2020

Kinship, Caste, and Health: Illness and Treatment in Upland Orissa

This paper investigates whether an individual’s relationship to the head of household and caste are associated with the level of his or her morbidity and, in the event of illness,...
Clive Bell and Susanne van Dillen (2020)
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 56 no. 1 pp. 45-62
Journal Article | 2018

On the way to good health? Rural roads and morbidity in Upland Orissa

This paper investigates the effects of India's rural roads programme (PMGSY) on morbidity, using data on 279 households drawn from 30 villages in upland Orissa. The households were surveyed in...
Clive Bell and Susanne van Dillen (2018)
in Journal of Transport & Health vol. 10 no. September pp. 369-380
CMI Working Paper | 2018

Kinship, Caste and Health: Illness and Treatment in Upland Orissa

This paper investigates whether an individual’s relationship to the head of household and caste are associated with the level of his or her morbidity and, in the event of illness,...
Clive Bell, Susanne van Dillen (2018)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:6) 35 p.
Report in External Series | 2015

On the Way to Good Health? Rural Roads and Morbidity in Upland Orissa

This paper investigates the effects of India’s rural roads program (PMGSY) on morbidity, using data on 279 households drawn from 30 villages in a region of upland Orissa. The households...
Clive Bell and Susanne van Dillen (2015)
University of Heidelberg. Department of Economics (Discussion Paper Series no. 602)
Journal Article | 2014

Why don't clinicians adhere more consistently to the guidelines for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)?

The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has been introduced to reduce child morbidity and mortality in countries with a poor health infrastructure. Previous studies have documented a poor adherence...
Lange, S., A. Mwisongo, and O. Mæstad (2014)
in Social Science and Medicine vol. 104 pp. 56-63
Journal Article | 2010

Demand for childhood vaccination - insights from behavioral economics

Childhood vaccination is a powerful tool for reducing morbidity and premature deaths, and vaccines are usually provided for free. Despite this, several low- and middle-income countries are lagging far behind...
Alexander Cappelen, Ottar Mæstad and Bertil Tungodden (2010)
in Forum for development studies vol. 37 no. 3 pp. 349-364
Journal Article | 2009

Preventable maternal death: a violation of women's rights

More than one woman dies every minute from preventable causes in childbirth, and for every woman who dies as many as 30 others are left with lifelong, debilitating complications. Moreover,...
Alicia Ely Yamin (2009)
in Health and Human Rights
Journal Article | 2007

The social context of induced abortions among young couples in Côte d'Ivoire

The background of the study is the very high prevalence of mortality and morbidity in Sub-Saharan countries due to abortions induced by unsafe methods. This paper draws on fieldwork conducted...
Joar Svanemyr, Johanne Sundby (2007)
in African journal of reproductive health vol. 11 no. 2 pp. 13-23
CMI Report | 2002

Socio-economic effects of HIV/AIDS in African countries

This desk study was commissioned by NORAD to review recent literature on socio-economic consequences of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa with focus on Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia....
Jan Isaksen, Nils Gunnar Songstad and Arild Spissøy (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:10) 89 p.