India is in the middle of a process of change; some of the main critical challenges concern the social consequences on health system performances. Indian Government has a total health expenditure with a huge gap between the public and private healthcare services. The aim of the paper is to investigate the current epidemiological scenario, in India and in particular in West Bengal, and health critic issues in particular related to maternal and child health and gender issues, access to improved toilets and wastewater, human resources. The analysis highlights the current insufficiency and inequality in the distribution of sanitary staff, privatization of the main services and their efficiency and the current status of diseases.

The Current Indian Healthcare System and West Bengal’s Health Status

Rebecchi, Andrea
2018

Abstract

India is in the middle of a process of change; some of the main critical challenges concern the social consequences on health system performances. Indian Government has a total health expenditure with a huge gap between the public and private healthcare services. The aim of the paper is to investigate the current epidemiological scenario, in India and in particular in West Bengal, and health critic issues in particular related to maternal and child health and gender issues, access to improved toilets and wastewater, human resources. The analysis highlights the current insufficiency and inequality in the distribution of sanitary staff, privatization of the main services and their efficiency and the current status of diseases.
Healthcare Facilities in Emerging Countries
978-3-319-72397-6
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Healthcare in India; Indian national health system; Epidemiological scenario; Maternal and child health; Human resources; Health status in West Bengal; Rural context
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