Frugal Innovations: The Future of Affordable Health Care


  • Sri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Department of Community Medicine, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India


Frugal innovations are cost - conscious innovations developed to meet the needs in resource - poor settings, without compromising quality. While there have been various innovations in the field of health care in the past decades, there is a vast difference in the distribution and utilization of these innovations between developed and developing countries. Frugal innovations can play a potential role in bridging the gap between countries and ensure affordable health care for all.


Frugal Innovations, Disruptive, Reverse Innovation, Health Care, Affordability.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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