The essays deal with diverse, obscure topics and unexplored areas in the field of rural public health in Bangladesh. This book includes chapters on oral health, personal hygiene, mental health, disability, elderly well being, sexual and reproductive health, traditional healers, local concepts of illness, occupational health, environment, smoking, and health information.
This book also contains an elaborate overview of social science studies of health and health care in Bangladesh (see Appendix 1). For local terms, see footnotes and the glossary (Appendix 3).
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