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Who Cares?

There have been attempts of late to monitor and regulate the practice of health care. Several state governments, notably Maharashtra, have tried to introduce rules and regulations and introduce mandatory licensing of all medical practitioners by 'disqualifying' the unregistered and the unqualified. What really is the degree of quality of health care available in rural Maharashtra? Who are the village practitioners?

Banking on the Poor

Sukhwinder Singh Arora Dhruv Mankad Improving access to credit facilities by itself means very little to the mass of the rural poor. The opportunity to use these facilities will come only when investments in agriculture increase.

Health under Capitalism

Issues in the Political Economy of Health Care edited by John B Mckinlay; Tavistock Publication, New York, 1984; pp 294; price not stated. OF late, much interest has been generated amongst those trying to look at health and health care from outside the purely
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