Healthcare : Us Vs India Essay

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HEALTHCARE IN US vs INDIA

Mahesh Reddy Lattupally.

INTRODUCTION-
I am writing a paper on Health care in US and India. It includes how the treatment is changed from ancient times to now. How it originated in Us and in India and how the medical treatment is changed from ancient times to now and how the insurance differs in both these countries.
My interest on this topic is started during the initial days of the course. As I was from India, and at present I am living in US. So I want to compare how the Health Care Differs in both these countries.
MAJOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HEALTHCARE IN US AND INDIA-
There is vast difference in the Health care system of USA compared to that of India. In India the life expectancy at the time of birth is 63 years for men and it is 66 years for women, while coming to USA it is 76 years for men and it is 81 years for women. Children below five years are more likely to die in India compared to that of USA. In USA the Doctor patient Ration is 1:555 (i.e., one Doctor for every 555 people) or 1.8 :1000. In India the Doctor patient Ration is 1:1666(i.e., one Doctor for every 1666 people) or 0.6:1000.This stats shows US Doctor to patient Ratio is better compared to India 's Doctor to patient Ratio. India has many Doctors compared to that of US but because of its population, ration went down. In India there is 0.9 Hospital beds per 1000 people while coming to US there is an average of 3.3 beds for 1000 people.
KEY AREAS WHERE HEALTHCARE
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