South Asian health: what is to be done?BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7443.837-b (Published 01 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:837
Initiative is exciting fantasy
- Sanjay Mansukhbhai Rajpara (email@example.com), senior house officer dermatology
- Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals NHS Trust, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool L14 3LR
EDITOR—Improving health in South Asia by involving doctors and the BMJ sounds exciting, but I think it is a fantasy.
India has no centralised system for health care. Many talented doctors practise, and there are institutes where people work according to the latest evidence and guidelines. But there …