The Five Year Plans In India: Overview of Public Health Policies

V Sethuramalingam, Selwyn Stanley, S Sathia

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Health policy of India is associated with the provision of safe water and sanitation, malaria control, rural health care services through health units and mobile units, maternal and child health care services, skill development training for health educators, drug and equipment sufficiency along with family planning to control the population. The main objective of this paper is to examine how the health policy was implemented emphasising the different issues of health through the five year plans period of India.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-54
Number of pages13
JournalPrime University Journal of Multidisciplinary Quest
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Plans
  • Public health
  • Policies


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