Structure And Functions Of Health Services Essay

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School of Health System Studies MBC 2- Evolution of Health Services Guided by: Dr. Mathew George

Group 2 (2015-17)
ARVIND GAIKWAD (M2015HO006)
ASMITA MOTGHARE (M2015HO008)
BHAVYA SRI T (M2015HO009)
C.PANGJUNGLEMLAPONGEN(M2015HE003)
DEEPA MANDAL (M2015HO010)
MANDAR RANDIVE (M2015HE011)
NEELAM PANDITA WAZIR (M2015HO024)
NEHA GUPTA (M2015HO025)
NIDHI VARMA (M2015HE038)

IMPACT OF HEALTH COMMITTEES AND FIVE YEAR PLAN ON STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF HEALTH SERVICES IN INDIA
(TILL 1983)

INTRODUCTION
Since decades, India has faced many challenges to bring up the standards in the Health Service System. On achieving Independence, India engaged in a planned effort for raising the standard of living of the masses. Through the Planning Commission and various Health Committees, attempts were made to bring changes in the health sector. Here we are going to focus on the impact of the same on the health structure. For easier comprehension, let us divide it into three decades viz. 1948 – 1961, 1961 – 1969, and 1970 – 1983.

1948-1961
This decade consists of the First Two Five Year Plans, the Mudaliar Committee and the National Programs like National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), National Malaria Eradication Program (NMEP) and National Leprosy Control Program (NLCP). The Planning Commission was set up in March 1950 by resolution of…
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