HEALTHCARE INDIA

ASSOCIATED PRESS

National Health Policy Must Address Shortage of Specialists, Regional Imbalances

The draft National Health Policy 2015 lacks a federal approach and leaves much to be desired in terms of addressing regional imbalances. I will present an evidence-based prescription from the Northeast - which is relevant to every region in the country - to address the inadequacies of a centrally formulated, nationally imposed and regionally irrelevant policy formulation and implementation process.