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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(4): 590-595
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1004.059


Women and Children Health Status of Nomadic People of Changthang Ladakh
Tashi Dolkar, Sabiya Asmat, Anupa Sharma, Feroz Din Sheikh and Hummara Azim
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil II and I, S. K University of Agriculture Science and Technology of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Department of Social Welfare, Kashmir University, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Abstract:

The present study was aimed at people of Changthang, known as Changpa, who are nomadic shepherds. The Changpa nomads lived in rebo (tents) made from yak wool. The data reveal that allchangpa nomads used bukhari for their heating purpose. They used wood and cow dung cake as fuel in bukhari and majority 82.86% of both women and children go to primary health centre because PHC also keeps moving with their camps so they prefer to go to PHC, only 5.57% of respondents went to district hospital when they are seriously sick.


Keywords: Changpa, Nomads, Women, Children, Health Households
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Tashi Dolkar, Sabiya Asmat, Anupa Sharma, Feroz Din Sheikh and Hummara Azim. 2021. Women and Children Health Status of Nomadic People of Changthang Ladakh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(4): 590-595. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1004.059