India's Public Health System Economy and Politics

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India's Public Health System, Economy, and Politics Abstract In this essay, the country I have chosen to examine is India. The public health system, politics and economy India has been discussed. In the last part of the essay, I have discussed why India is important for the national security, economy, and politics of the United States of America. Introduction The Republic of India (Bharat/Hindustan) is located in South Asia. It is the second most densely populated country in the world. The front line of the Indian land "stretches from the Arabian Sea on the west to the Bay of Bengal on the east and touches Pakistan" on the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan on the north, Bangladesh in the northeast and Myanmar on the east. New Delhi is the capital of India whereas Mumbai is the largest city ("India," 2012). Public Health Care Regardless of the fact that India has a highly sensitive governmental system, high-quality scientific skills in a lot of fields and a far-reaching set-up of public health organizations for research, training, and diagnostics, India has rather pitiable health outcomes. It, therefore, is suggestive of the fact that the health system perhaps is misdirecting its hard work, or may be feeble, defective, and designed with flaws. Three broad areas have been reported in the public health system of India to have weaknesses (Gupta & Rani, 2004). First, the system has failed to notice a number of essential public health functions like public health
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