Accepted paper:

Migration and Tuberculosis In A State Of Jharkhand

Author:

Abhishek Chauhan (Ranchi University)

Paper short abstract:

In certain areas of Jharkhand (India), poverty, consequent malnutrition, migration of people in search of better life have given rise to diseases like Tuberculosis (TB). Migration has not only created problem among the people regarding livelihood generating activities, but this migration has made many impact on the people belonging to various groups community and tribe in Jharkhand. As migration has been always understood as situation in which people move from one place to another in search of bread and butter .Under this research the migration of people from one place to another has been shown that people are getting infected to a disease called Tuberculosis. The samples have been taken from Ramakrishna Mission Sanatorium, Ranchi Jharkhand. In this research the patients who migrated from Jharkhand state to neighboring state got infected to a disease TB.

Paper long abstract:

In certain areas of Jharkhand (India), poverty, consequent malnutrition, migration of people in search of better life have given rise to diseases like Tuberculosis (TB). Migration has not only created problem among the people regarding livelihood generating activities, but this migration has made many impact on the people belonging to various groups community and tribe in Jharkhand. As migration has been always understood as situation in which people move from one place to another in search of bread and butter .Under this research the migration of people from one place to another has been shown that people are getting infected to a disease called Tuberculosis. The samples have been taken from Ramakrishna Mission Sanatorium, Ranchi Jharkhand. In this research the patients who migrated from Jharkhand state to neighboring state got infected to a disease TB. The people who migrate are forced to work in hazardous industries, factories and brickfields for their earnings. Some patients have also mentioned that if employer comes to know that an individual is suffering from tuberculosis then they were removed from the job without any reason. In this situation an individual was forced to return to their houses for treatment. About more than 400 samples of male tuberculosis patients admitted in R.K. Mission Sanatorium has been taken. Therefore most important concerns in the field of Jharkhand health is the growing risks of tuberculosis.

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