The writer is former secretary, ministry of health and family welfare.
Niti Aayog proposal for privatising public hospitals is ill-designed, driven by ideology more than welfare
There are about 35 entrance tests for admission to the 412 medical colleges in the country
Delhi lost the window of opportunity to avoid an outbreak because of a governance deficit; first because the state was in election mode and then because of the AAP’s internal squabbles.
Public health policy needs political leadership, not another please-all document.
The book misses the impact of corruption/scams on society — it leads to policy failure and to inefficiencies, which lower the rate of growth of the economy below its potential.