V R Muraleedharan

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In 1985, the Rockefeller Foundation published Good health at low cost to discuss why some countries or regions achieve better health and social outcomes than do others at a similar level of income and to show the role of political will and socially progressive policies. 25 years on, the Good Health at Low Cost project revisited these places but looked anew(More)
This chapter examines what is known about the behavior of the private health sector in India and how the government should intervene in the private sector. The analysis is based on an extensive review of the literature in India and in six of its major states. Focusing on contracting and regulation, the literature points out that the government has limited(More)
The private sector plays a significant role in meeting the health care needs of the people of India. With increasing international drive for privatization, scholars and policymakers have been debating the efficacy of market forces in financing and delivering health care in developing countries. Containing costs of care has been an important concern in(More)
The history of health care in colonial India was for long a neglected field of study. However, in recent years interest in the history of medicine and its role during the period of British rule has been growing, as is evident from the increasing number of studies published. ' While some attempts have been made to draw the broad outlines of the development(More)
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