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India Infrastructure Report 2013 | 14: The Road to Universal Health Coverage

By: Orient BlackSwan/IDFC Foundation

Price: $16.60

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101808

ISBN: 8125056106

Condition: New


The Indian population today has little or no access to good quality healthcare at affordable prices. Not surprisingly, on several of the basic health indicators India ranks amongst the lowest in the world. The health crisis is aggravated by a rising incidence of chronic and non-infectious diseases. The public health system is in jeopardy, due to decades of appallingly low public investments; inadequate and antiquated infrastructure; severe shortage of human resources; and inadequacies in government policies. Failed public health systems have forced people to turn to the private sector, which i... View more info

India Rural Development Report 2012 | 13

By: Orient BlackSwan/IDFC Foundation

Price: $17.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Seller ID: 101811

ISBN: 8125053921

Condition: New


Rural India is undergoing a sweeping transformation. The narratives vary from rural resurgence and expanding consumption to conflicts, poverty and distress. In this complex and multi-layered context, the India Rural Development Report 2013 | 13 delves into various aspects of rural development. The Report is unique in that it provides a comprehensive current picture of rural India and brings together into a single compilation a review and analysis of the: evolving rural economy and its implications on social relations; contours of regional inequality, social and economic deprivation; inequaliti... View more info