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Return to Alma Ata | The Indian Express

Return to Alma Ata | The Indian Express

Return to Alma Ata

India’s healthcare debate should go back to the 40-year-old declaration that accords centrality to the local medical worker.

Written by Ritu Priya | Published: December 4, 2017 12:50 am
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The private sector should be brought under regulations that are based on PHC criteria. (Source: File Photo)

India’s healthcare crisis has evoked a policy debate with arguments being made in favour of and against the public and private sector. S.N. Mohanty (‘Fixing healthcare’, IE, November 11) summarises the arguments of both sides very well. He concludes that there is a need to “design the public health system around a new architecture”. What should the new architecture be?

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