Rama V. Baru is a Professor at the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her major areas of research interest include commercialization of health services, infectious diseases, comparative health systems and health inequalities. She is the author of two books - Private Health Care in India: Social Characteristics and Trends and School Health Services in India: The Social and Economic Contexts. She has publications in journals and edited volumes. She is on the Ethics Committee of the Medical Council of India and the Research committee of the Revised National Tuberculosis Programme of the Ministry of Health, Government of India.
The Chinese government’s role today is split between public funding of social insurance for curative services and provisioning of private healthcare.
This topical book will be useful to scholars and researchers of Chinese studies, Chinese economy, public health, health management, social health and medicine, medical sociology, sociology, political economy, public policy and public administration as well as policymakers and practitioners.
THE Bhore Committee report is a much-invoked document in academic, policy and activist circles when discussing the history of health services development in India.
Economic and Political Weekly
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Health Policy, Commercialization of medical care, Inequalities and health
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