Health care equity in urban India

Mishra, Arima and Seshadri, Shreelata Rao and Pradyumna, Adithya and Pinto, Edward Premdas and Bhattacharya, Aruna and Saligram, Prasanna (2021) Health care equity in urban India. Documentation. Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.

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Abstract

The report is based on the data drawn from detailed interactions with civil society organisations working on urban health in different cities and town across geographies including Mumbai, Bengaluru, Surat, Lucknow, Guwahati, Ranchi, Delhi etc., inputs from health officials in select cities, analysis of select data bases including NFHS, Census of India, government websites and secondary literature on urban health. The report focuses on a) understanding the health vulnerabilities of the urban poor b) the availability, accessibility, cost and quality of health care facilities and challenges therein c) and to propose possible pathways towards fixing the gaps in urban health care governance and provisioning. It also outlines the detailed provision and governance of health care in four different cities and towns including Bengaluru (Tier I), Thiruvananthapuram (Tier II), Raipur (Tier III) and Davanagere (Tier III).

Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
Authors: Mishra, Arima and Seshadri, Shreelata Rao and Pradyumna, Adithya and Pinto, Edward Premdas and Bhattacharya, Aruna and Saligram, Prasanna
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health Care, Equity, Nutrition, Sanitation
Subjects: Technology > Medicine & health > Promotion of health
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Development
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/3038
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