Govt can’t bear the burden of health care alone, says Kenneth Thorpe

If your goal is to have universal health coverage, the poor have to be taken care of by the govt





Kenneth Thorpe, Robert W Woodruff professor of health policy at Emory University, has been working with the Indian government on blueprints for national-level health policy changes. In an interview to Veer Arjun Singh, he says the government and the private sector need to work together to form a sophisticated health insurance market. Edited excerpts:
 
What does India need to do to improve its health care delivery?
 
A health care problem is an economic issue too. India as an emerging economy has global aspirations. But unless it has a healthy workforce, it can’t meet …


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