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Addressing the purity and purification methods of pond water in Kalinagar, West Bengal

Publication Type : Conference Paper

Publisher : IEEEXplore

Source : 2021 IEEE 9th Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC), 2021, pp. 1-6

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Keywords : Index Te;ms-Live-in-Labs®, skin disease, India, Rural village, sustainable solution, health, pond water, contamination

Campus : Amritapuri

School : School for Sustainable Futures

Center : Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA)

Department : Sustainable Development

Year : 2021

Abstract : The health of Indian villagers has been on the decline for the past several years. Hence, upliftment of healthcare standards is of prime concern of the highest priority. The team analyzed the existing healthcare methods adopted by the villagers. Interviews with the doctors' in the nearby villages, a keen inspection of the health care facilities and observational studies of the surroundings contributed significantly to our study. Lack of a nearby clinic, negligence towards personal hygiene, unavailability of professional doctors were the main causes behind the falling health of the villagers. This study focuses on understanding the prevalence of skin diseases among children of a village in the West Bengal state of India.The paper presents the qualitative and quantitative data gathered from the village and how it can be utilized to exploit technological innovations, for the design of a sustainable viable solution to aid the villagers,

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