Health in China and India: a cross-country comparison in a context of rapid globalisation.

@article{Dummer2008HealthIC,
  title={Health in China and India: a cross-country comparison in a context of rapid globalisation.},
  author={Trevor J. B. Dummer and Ian G. Cook},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={590-605}
}
China and India are similarly huge nations currently experiencing rapid economic growth, urbanisation and widening inequalities between rich and poor. They are dissimilar in terms of their political regimes, policies for population growth and ethnic composition and heterogeneity. This review compares health and health care in China and India within the framework of the epidemiological transition model and against the backdrop of globalisation. We identify similarities and differences in health… CONTINUE READING