Growth generates health care challenges in booming India

Bagchi, Sanjit
April 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/8/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p981
Academic Journal
The article reports on the health care sector in India. The health care sector in India is made up of eighty-two percent health expenditures and outlays. It is consists of three care levels namely primary care, secondary care and tertiary care which are provided in primary health centers and district hospitals. It also contains village-based health sub-centers that give service to about 5000 people in underdeveloped areas in India. India's health care sector also faces health challenges including diabetes, childhood obesity, malaria, and polio.


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