Health in India Since Independence

  title={Health in India Since Independence},
  author={Sunil S. Amrith},
  • Sunil S. Amrith
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • This paper suggests that history is essential to an understanding of the challenges facing health policy in India today. Institutional trajectories matter, and the paper tries to show that a history of under-investment and poor health infrastructure in the colonial period continued to shape the conditions of possibility for health policy in India after independence. The focus of the paper is on the insights intellectual history may bring to our understanding of deeply rooted features of public… CONTINUE READING
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