Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Ashifa, KM


SUPPORTING THE DISABLED: THE LEADING ROLE OF NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN INDIA

RA. Rasi; KM Ashifa

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 3170-3176

The care and protection of people with disabilities are handled by various governmental
and non-governmental organizations. In this paper, the authors have illustrated some of
the innovative practices and programmes that would be beneficial for the disabled
categories. Though the paper is a conceptual one, the content such as the various
practices and programmes have clearly on empirical aspects. The community assessment,
communitybased rehabilitation, self-employment and microfinance, vocatidional
rehabilitation and training, assistive devices with technologies etc are discussed in this paper. It
is evident that various non-governmental organizations have effectively contributed for the care
and protection of the disabled people. The paper focused on the present situation of disabled
people in India, especially the state of Kerala. The implication and discussion part has
extensively discussed the various practices and programmes run by the non-governmental
organization.

EFFECT OF SUBSTANANCE ABUSE ON PHYSICAL HEALTH OF ADOLESCENTS

KM Ashifa

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 3155-3160

Alcoholism is a detrimental and dangerous human act. Particularly it remains very
alive among teenagers. Adolescent is a period where young people grow from an infant to a
mature infant.(Sturmhöfel & Swartzwelder, 2004).Alcohol is the world third largest risk aspect
for illness and contributes to 4% of the worldwidetrouble of sickness(Rehm, 2011). It is
reasonably true that 2,5 million deaths are caused per year from alcohol with 9 percent of
deaths in the age group between 15 and 29 because of alcohol consumption (WHO, 2018).
Alcohol causes bereavement and disability. Consuming alcohol gives a danger of developing
physical health problems among adolescent. The physical problems like cancers, cardiovascular
diseases, eye irritation, body pain, severe head ache, hand shivering, sleeplessness and nervous
system damage. The present study tried to investigate physical hazards of adolescents due to
alcohol consumptions