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Author Purohit, Brijesh C., author
Title Inequity in Indian health care / by Brijesh C. Purohit
Imprint Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2017
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 182 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Series India studies in business and economics, 2198-0012
India studies in business and economics
Note This book addresses major aspects of inequity, such as access, financing, financial risk protection, gender, service delivery and utilization, in the healthcare sector in India,. Further, it discusses various measures for defining inequity in each of these aspects, and employs different indices for each dimension of inequity, which include financing, utilization, region, health outcomes, caste and class, and gender. The book covers both theoretical and empirical issues, examining fifteen major Indian States, as well as selected case studies at the district level. Combining quantitative and qualitative analyses, the book provides an overall view of the outcomes attributable to both economic development and policy changes per se. While providing essential data and insights for policymakers and researchers alike, the book also outlines further feasible policy changes that could potentially mitigate the current inequities in Indian healthcare. As such, it offers a valuable resource for upper graduate-level students in health economics, as well as for researchers and policymakers
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Medical care -- India
Equality -- India
Economics
Health Economics
Social Policy
Health Care Management
Social Justice, Equality and Human Rights
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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