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27-31 August 2019
Poznań, Poland
Europe/Warsaw timezone
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Occupational Health Hazards and Public Health: An Anthropological Insight

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Location: Poznań, Poland
Date: 29 Aug 11:00 - 17:15

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Room 3.130

Occupational health has gradually developed from a mono-disciplinary, risk- oriented activity to a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive approach that considers an individual’s physical, mental and social well-being, general health and personal development. The present panel aimed at highlighting the anthropological insight on the occupational health hazards among the working population. Nodoubt Occupational health aimed at the protection and promotion of the health of workers by preventing and controlling occupational diseases and accidents and by eliminating occupational factors and conditions hazardous to health and safety at work but still apart from the social atrocities, these working population are also exposed to many occupational health hazards like exposure to harmful gases, drowning, musculo skeletal disorders, infections, skin problems, respiratory system problem and cardiovascular degeneration. Present panel also discuss about management of toxic environment that came from working area and have direct effect on the health of the workers and also represent the important safety measures and safety guide for workers working in hazardous environment and also tries to explain about Training and prerequisite required.

Conveners

  • P 35.1
    • Dr. JAISWAL, AJEET (DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY PUDUCHERRY INDIA)
    • Dr. BEKTAS, YENER (Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University)
    • Dr. More, J.B.Prashant (Institut des Hautes Etudes Economiques et Commerciales(Inseec), Paris)
  • P 35.2
    • Dr. JAISWAL, AJEET (DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY PUDUCHERRY INDIA)
    • Dr. BEKTAS, YENER (Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University)
    • Dr. More, J.B.Prashant (Institut des Hautes Etudes Economiques et Commerciales(Inseec), Paris)

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India has been manufacturing hub for the textile industry since time of the harappa civilization. It has been playing a great role in terms of employment generation and sharing of GDP to economy after agricultural sector in contemporary india,nonetheless we can't shut on's eyes that the occupational hazardous effect it creates to the life of textile worker in general and female worker in particula ... More
Presented by KAMALAKANTA GAHAN on 29/8/2019 at 12:00
Product of Climate change is change in the weather conditions directly or indirectly i.e. change in the atmospheric conditions as well as livelihood and infrastructure. Increased patterns of mortality and morbidity (directly or indirectly) can be observed through Climate-sensitive diseases. India is one of the most vulnerable countries in South Asia which is highly susceptible to climate change. T ... More
Presented by Dr. VIJETA CHOUDHAR on 29/8/2019 at 11:00
Evaluation of Respiratory Functions and Occupatinal Health Hazard: An Anthropological review * *Kaarthikeyan.R, MA Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Pondicherry University, India. As the textile industry employs the largest number of workers after agriculture sector in Indian economy, it therefore acts as the pillar of Indian economy and provide significance to the economy of the ... More
Presented by kaarthikeyan R on 29/8/2019 at 15:30
Occupational profile is a prominent social determinant which not only has direct influence on health and well-being but also interacts with other determinants to a produce a vital effect on health of an individual. In context of developing countries such as India, there exists a complex relationship between occupational activity and health status. In western India, people engage in an array of eco ... More
Presented by VIJIT DEEPANI on 29/8/2019 at 11:20
The study was conducted over a period of one year and seven month from July 2008. 275 healthy non-smoking women were included 159 cooked solely with biomass and 116 cooked with LPG. A standardised respiratory symptoms questionnaire was administered to all the subjects and spirometry was carried out. Passive smoking showed no significant difference between the two groups. No statistically signif ... More
Presented by Dr. Ajeet JAISWAL on 29/8/2019 at 13:50
Forced vital capacity was measured by peak expiratory fow rate instrument among 210 subjects. The personal history, the occupational history, and the state of health were also determined using a questionnaire and checklists. The subjects who had a considerably low peak expiratory fow rate (< 290 liters/min), and had symptoms of chronic respiratory illness, underwent examination. A statistically ... More
Presented by Dr. Sapna JAISWAL on 29/8/2019 at 16:10
Presented by Dr. AJEET JAISWAL, Dr. YENER BEKTAS, Dr. J.B.Prashant MORE, Sapna JAISWAL - DISCUSSANT
The present study examines the gender disparity in the background of nutritional vulnerability in Indian tribes. The overall undernutrition among the females was found to be 47.4% (95% CI 44.4-50.4) against 32.1% (95% CI 29.3-34.9) among males, indicating about a half of the female population as undernourished. The differences in the prevalence and risk of undernutrition among the young females we ... More
Presented by Dr. Gautam K KSHATRIYA on 29/8/2019 at 16:30
The impact of occupational health and individual physical, mental and social well being status among indigenous sportive foraging communities the Onge of little Andaman and the Jarawas better explains the solidarity and hostility of these ethnic groups with outside world. The acculturation of these indigenous communities by a socio-cultural interaction with outside world resulted into the extincti ... More
Presented by K VEERAMANI on 29/8/2019 at 11:40
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