On Contemporary Issues in Indian Health Sector


  • Manipal University, India


This paper dwells upon a few contemporary issues in India’s healthcare sector, pointing out some weak links which call for strengthening them. There are public sector health providers and so also private sector players. One could also see a few Public-Private Partnership (PPP) models which are relatively of recent origin. The issues are categorized as anomalies, policies and actions, data base of patients, innovative ideas and new developments. Yeshaswini - the Government of Karnataka scheme is mentioned as an illustration. The paper ends with summary of discussion as pointers to further research.


Big Data, Database, E-Pharma, Healthcare, Innovation, Quality Regulator.

Subject Collection

Public Health

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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Dailies: The Hindu, Deccan Herald, Times of India and the monthly Reader’s Digest.

Yeshasvini: Retrieved May 8, 2014, from http://www.yeshasvini.kar.nic.in


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