Health Inequalities in India : The Axes of Stratification

  title={Health Inequalities in India : The Axes of Stratification},
  author={S V Subramanian and Leland K. Ackerson and Malavika A. Subramanyam and Kavita Sivaramakrishnan},
Spring/Summer 2008 • volume xiv, issue 2 On 25 January 2008, India’s first female president, Pratibha Patel, voiced an appeal on the eve of the country’s 59th Republic Day, echoing concerns about the need to reconcile economic growth with social inclusion in society. India’s impressive economic growth, she noted, was not yet allowing the underprivileged and disadvantaged sections of Indian society to find a place to enjoy “the sunshine of the country’s growth and development.”1 India’s… CONTINUE READING


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