Globalisation and health sector in India: some emerging issues

ARORA, GK and GUMBER, Anil (2006). Globalisation and health sector in India: some emerging issues. Indian Economic Journal, 53 (4), 26-42.

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The paper explores challenges emerging out of the impact of the globalisation process and its dynamics on the healthcare sector in India. The paper highlights that a lot many changes are taking place in the health sector ranging from health seeking behaviour to access to public health services and their financing to actual health outcomes going hand in hand with the rise in dual disease burden. Challenges emerging from WTO agreements related to public health, health policies and their compliance, and also from globalisation induced shift in development models of production and consumption having far reaching impact on physical environment threatening the healthy human life. These issues and challenges require an immediate attention by the government, development economists and policy makers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 14 Economics
Page Range: 26-42
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2023 15:29
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2023 16:16

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