CURRENT SCENARIO OF HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN INDIA WITH DATA

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Health, no doubt is the pearl of one's life. If one has respectable health, they can accomplish their repetitive works with more effectiveness and efficiency in contrast to some ill person.

As human is not a robot, falling ill is something that is unintended. But, what is not causal is the availability of medical facilities athwart the homeland.

India is one of the most populous countries in the world, where masses of people live. As India is an emergent economy of the world, guardianship of its human reserve being in the pink is somewhat indispensable.

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So let's have few authenticity checks on the health segment of India.

Each year approx. 55000 to 60000 UG and PG students meet the requirements to practice the medical profession. Conferring to the Medical Council of India, there are total of 9.84L doctors existing in India out of which about 7.91L doctors may be at a point of fact available for energetic services. So, we can guesstimate that the figure of doctors available to assist the population of 136.14Cr. is moderately short. Under a rough estimate, the doctor population ratio is 1:2000 while the suggested ratio by WHO is 1:1000. Hereafter, there is a stretched way to go to bridge the gap between demand and supply.

This is the elementary theory that the value of the goods and services proliferate twice when delivered at the right place, right time, and in the right quantity. So, let us give an outline of the Indian demographic scattering of healthcare. The distribution of active doctors fluctuates from state to state. Also, there is a wide fissure between the doctors aiding in the urban zone, and in the rural zone. 74% of the active doctor assists in the urban zone, while the urban region serves only 28% of the country population. The deficiency of doctors in the rural area offers rise in the manifestation of fraudulent doctors who unties their shops on the roadside to roast their daily slices of bread.

Far ahead, willingness to pay for healthcare is an additional major aspect that needs to be taken under deliberation. It is noted that the average population pauses until they fall extremely sick before they drop in the doctor. Sometimes the justification is busy life while sometimes the cause being ever-rising inflation in the health sector that makes it obligatory to concise the pocket of an individual. According to the consumer price index, there is a growth of 5.89% in the health sector. 75% of the overheads of the treatment are funded out of the pocket even when the insurance and other counteractive policies are made accessible to the public.

On occasion, caste, as well as gender, serves as a social determining factor of health upkeep in India. The health condition of the male members of the family is given more priorities even when the infection is trivial while for the female, the scenario is pretty contradictory time is given for the sickness to become an everlasting illness and I don't know which home of the world is healthy when mammas not well.

It is also witnessed that as urbanization is a charming place in every corner of the country so do the specialization by the doctors to endure in the urban zones only. You might have had heard people saying "bade doctor sahib toh seher meh hi mile ge".

The concept of a corporate hospital is brought into existence to increase the access of medical amenities to the general public. Govt. initiated the project where the public-private partnership was stimulated to construct the infrastructure. But eventually, that initiative results in the growing trend of corporate hospitals in the metro and even in non-metro cities. They totally transformed the healthcare delivery structure and capture the major tertiary care market. The major key performers of such a market are Apollo hospital, Max healthcare, Fortis, Vasan eye care and etc.

Hence, there is an excessive need to inculcate good health practices in the lifestyle that not only contribute to paying the medical bills. But, also works on the concept where precaution is better than cure.


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