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Health Manpower Strategies for Rural Health Services-India and China 1949-1975

Health Services India and China: 1949-1975 Rushikesh M Maru This paper compares the health manpower strategies pursued in India and China and brings out the implications of these strategies for the birth control programme. The three key areas discussed are: training medical manpower, redistribution of health manpower from urban to rural areas and utilisation of practitioners of indigenous medicine.

Health Services and Population Policies

D Banerji The newly enunciated National Population Policy is a major deviation from the earlier policy of having a package of mealth, nutrition and family planning services as a part of the Minimum Needs Programme.

Health, Medicine and Underdevelopment

Lesley Doyal Imogen Pennell A growing volume of literature exists on the appalling state of health of the populations of most underdeveloped nations. However, such material is almost entirely descriptive, with little attempt at conceptual analysis, particularly of a critical kind. Thus health planners continue to abstract the problems of death and disease from their socio-economic context, and to transmute them into technical problems amenable to purely technical solutions.
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