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Health Care in India

Health Care in India

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Published by: rajat_singla on Apr 01, 2012
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What is Health
A state of complete physical, mental and socialwell-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
Can include components like nutritional,spiritual and intellectual also
Health care in India
Entitlements by policy and not rights
Focus on preventive and promotive care
Grossly under-provided facilities
Poor investments hitherto
Declining public expenditures and newinvestments
Structural Adjustment programming underWorld Bank dictate
Public Health
Public health is the science of protecting and improvingthe health of the communities through education,promotion of healthy lifestyles and research fordiseases and injury prevention.
It includes various disciplines such as biology,sociology, mathematics, anthropology, public policy,medicine, education, psychology, computer science,business, engineering and much more
It focuses on entire populations rather than onindividuals. These can be as small as a localneighborhood or as big as an entire country

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