W Power 2024

Why Health Care for All is Still a Joke in India

Published: Aug 9, 2013 06:14:28 AM IST
Updated: Aug 7, 2013 03:20:38 PM IST

IMS Health, which provides information and services for health care, unveiled India’s first physician-chemist census in order to fill gaps in the health care value chain. The census covered 120 cities, 3.73 lakh doctors and 99,000 chemists. We list some key findings that point towards the skewed reach of medical care and decode what the numbers mean.

Why Health Care for All is Still a Joke in India

(This story appears in the 23 August, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

Post Your Comment
Required, will not be published
All comments are moderated
  • Amit Jolly

    Still a lot to be done in Healthcare Sector.. Less Govt Support , Less awareness and no Regulating Govt body are the concerns which should be addressed Immediately... PREVENTIVE Health Care will take many years in India...

    on Aug 9, 2013