ALTON I. SUTNICK, M.D.; YURI I. PUCHKOV, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The people of India are an ancient people, but the nation is a relatively new, evolving, developing country, still in transformation, having become a fully independent and united country only in 1947. India has a large area, one third that of the United States, but is inhabited by three times the population, about 640 million people. India comprises states and union territories with different languages, customs, and cultures. The states have a great deal of autonomy in the Indian government, notably in health services administration, with support and assistance from the central government.
India's health problems relate closely to the
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
SUTNICK AI, PUCHKOV YI. The Health Care System in India. Ann Intern Med. 1980;93:634–635. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-4-634
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(4):634-635.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only