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Health of the high risk groups

Indian Society of Health Administrators. Conference

Health of the high risk groups

mothers, children, and elderly : proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference, 1987, December 3-5, 1987, venue: Madras School of Social Work, Madras

by Indian Society of Health Administrators. Conference

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Published by Indian Society of Health Administrators in Bangalore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Ashok Sahni.
ContributionsSahni, Ashok, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1061828M
LC Control Number93907299

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have had an organ transplant. are undergoing active chemotherapy for cancer. are having radical radiotherapy for lung cancer. have cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma who are at any stage of treatment. Health risk factors like smoking, excessive drinking, illicit drug use, lack of physical activity, inadequate fruit and vegetable intake and overweight have powerful influences on health, and there are frequently clear inter-regional differences between the prevalence of these.

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Speak to your GP or hospital care. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live in remote communities are at a higher risk of serious infection from COVID because it can be harder to access healthcare and there are higher rates of other health conditions in the community.

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