About the Journal

The Journal provides an avenue to medical scientists for publication of original research work so as to facilitate use of research for public health action. The scope of the Journal is broad. Original research articles are invited on public health, primary health care, epidemiology, health administration, health systems, health economics, health promotion, public health nutrition, communicable and non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, occupational and environmental health, social and preventive medicine which have potential to promote evidence-based public health action. The Journal also include editorial, commentaries, perspectives, state of the art reviews, research briefs, policy and practice, reports from the field, public health classics, letters to the editor and book reviews.

Current Issue

Vol. 36 No. 2 (2024)

New Submission will resume on 15.05.2024

Published: 2024-04-30


  • My health, my right

    Seema Jain
    156 - 158
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.001
  • Are Artificial Sweeteners A Public Health Hazard?

    Rahul Bansal
    159 - 161
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.002

Review Article

Original Article

  • Percolating Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases in Rural North India

    Abhishek Mishra, Tanveer Bano, Seema Jain , Ganesh Singh, Neelam Gautam, Parul Chaudhary
    173 - 179
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.004
  • Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the utilization of ART Centre Services of a teaching hospital

    Rashmi Bhujade, Anupama Srivastva, Renu Agrawal, Anil Baghel
    180 - 187
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.005
  • COVID-19 & Mental Wellbeing of School Enrolled Teens in Foothills of Himalaya

    Deepshikha Chaudhary, Jayanti Semwal, Neha Sharma, Malini Srivastava, Priya Ranjan Avinash, Abhinav Bahuguna
    188 - 194
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.006
  • Mapping and vulnerability assessment in urban slums of Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts of Uttarakhand: A Cross-sectional Survey

    Sadhana Awasthi, Mohd Maroof, Harpreet Singh, Kuldeep Singh Martolia
    195 - 200
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.007
  • Development and validation of a questionnaire in Hindi language to assess Parental Knowledge, Attitude and Practices regarding Calcium and Vitamin D deficiency in children

    Suresh Chand, Shivendra Kumar Singh, Shalini Tripathi, Syed Faisal Afaque, Pratyaksha Pandit, Ajai Singh
    201 - 207
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.008
  • Prevalence of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients and its associated risk factors

    Kanchan Soni, Dhiraj Kumar Srivastava, Sandip Kumar , Prashant Kumar Bajpai, Sushil Kumar Shukla , Saurabh Prakash
    208 - 214
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.009
  • Imposter Phenomenon Among the Final Year (Part 1 and 2) Medical Students of a Private Medical College in the Union Territory of Puducherry: A Cross Sectional Study

    Padma priya, Rajesh Kumar Konduru, Manikandan M, Anil J Purty
    215 - 221
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.010
  • Health seeking behaviour among the farm house residents in Vijayapura district, Karnataka. A Cross sectional study

    Sandeep Yankanchi, Rekha Udgiri
    222 - 227
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.011
  • An epidemiological study on assessment of Diabetes risk and determinants among adult population in urban area of Diphu, Assam

    Chetanjit Baruah, Tazkira Begum, Beeva Boruah
    228 - 234
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.012
  • Airborne Infection Control measures among Government and Private Health Facilities in a hilly district of North India

    Mohinder Kumar, Jai Gopal Vohra, Abhishek Pathania, Gurmeet Singh
    235 - 241
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.013
  • Impact of Curriculum Implementation Support Programme in changing the Knowledge, Attitude and Perceptions of Medical faculties towards Competency Based Medical Education in a Private Medical College

    Noopur Nagar, Shashwat Nagar , Mohmed Soeb Jankhwala, Reekee Patel, Aparajita Shukla, Naresh Godara
    242 - 247
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.014
  • Supportive supervision of village, health, sanitation and nutrition day (VHSND) during post-pandemic period in Assam

    Tulika Goswami Mahanta, Mridushman Saikia, Swarnali D Baruah, Padmashree Ranghonpi
    248 - 255
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.015
  • Educational Introspections of Medical Students Post Disability Competencies Training: A Qualitative Study

    Ashwini Lonimath, Suthanthira Kannan, Vinaya M, Deepthi R, Shivakumar A
    256 - 263
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.016
  • Awareness, perception and practices regarding Breast-Feeding and IYCF Practices among mothers of Children Up to 2 Years in Two Districts of Central India: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Sanjay Silawat, Vishwambhar Puri Goswami, Shailesh Rai, Ayushi Shrivastava, Shivam Dixit, Gaurav Silawat
    264 - 271
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.017
  • Validation of new invasive digital hemoglobinometer for hemoglobin estimation as point-of-care device among pregnant women in a facility setting India

    Areeba khanam, Ankit Chandra, Thejas Achary, Kashish Vohra, Aravind M, Archana Singh, Kapil Yadav
    272 - 277
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.018
  • Using data mining methods for risk assessment and intervention planning in diabetic patients-An exploratory study

    Vanisree Ramanathan, Sharyu Mhamane, Jayesh Pawar, Nisha PK, Ujjwal Kumar, Shailesh Tripathi, Keerti B Pradhan, Sudip Bhattacharya
    278 - 284
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.019
  • Determinants of Outcome of Teenage Pregnancy: A Case–Control Study from A Rural Hospital of Maharashtra, India

    Sanskriti Rajeshwar Pandit, Mohini Sopanrao Jogdand
    285 - 291
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.020

Short Article

  • Economic violence and its health impacts among married women in an urban slum of Puducherry, South India – An exploratory study

    Jyothi Vasudevan, Lalithambigai Chellamuthu, Aravainthkumar Muruthy Kavitha, Thamizhmaran Sundararajan, Subhojit Dey, Anjali Borhade
    292 - 296
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.021
  • Assessing Household Catastrophic Healthcare Expenditure and its Associated Factors: A Study in a North-Eastern State of India

    Nilutpal Neog, Protim Pranjal Buragohain, Karabi Biswas
    297 -301
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.022
  • Investigating the Landscape of Injection Practices: A Multi-Level Examination within Surat, Gujarat, India

    Sanjay Kumar Dabhi, Niraj B Pandit
    302 - 306
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.023
  • Physical Distancing is Better than Social Distancing”: A Breakdown of the Shift in Society’s Psychology and Behaviour

    Urvashi Khandal, Lakhan Raghuvanshi, Rajshri Gaur, Amit Verma
    307 - 310
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.024
  • Level of Internet Addiction & its correlates among Undergraduate Medical Students During Covid-19 Pandemic

    Praveen Ganganahalli, Isha Dixit
    311 - 316
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.025
  • Tracing footprints for a greener tomorrow; A cross-sectional study to assess the carbon footprint of the urban households of Vijayapura city

    Kavimalar T, Muttapa R Gudadinni, Tanuja P Pattankar, Mallikarjun C Yadavannavar, Chandrika Doddihal
    317 - 322
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.026


  • Exploring the role of moulage in facilitating the acquisition of clinical skills among medical students

    Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava, Prateek Sudhakar Bobhate, Shital Telrandhe, Harshal Gajanan Mendhe
    323 - 326
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2024.v36i02.027
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