ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Inequities in Health, Agrarian Distress and a Policy of Avoidance

The absence of first level healthcare facilities and the high cost of treating even routine illnesses are the immediate problems in the existing healthcare system as also the fact that high costs do not necessarily imply reliability of treatment. No insurance scheme or altruistic healthcare providers can address these problems. The solution lies in strengthening the public healthcare system.



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