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SHORT COMMUNICATION
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 39-40

Exploring the role of population surveys in the health sector


Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Saurabh R Shrivastava
Department of Community Medicine, 3rd Floor, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Ammapettai Village, Thiruporur, Guduvancherry Main Road, Sembakkam Post, Kancheepuram 603108, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1687-4625.155671

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Globally, health-related information is one of the main pillars of any national health system, which enables policy makers in making evidence-based decisions, planning and resource allocation, program monitoring and evaluation, strengthening of the healthcare delivery system, and development of the community as a whole. In the modern era, different sources of health information have been utilized on the basis of the objective to be fulfilled. However, most of those routine sources do not provide the required comprehensive insights about health and disease in the community, which mark the need for population-based surveys to supplement the routinely collected data and statistics. In conclusion, population-based health survey is an indispensable managerial tool to obtain comprehensive health information, and thus play a crucial role in the strengthening of the healthcare delivery system.


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