As and when India emerges on the other side of the pandemic, bolstering public care systems has to be the top priority. As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic ravages India, many bitter home truths and fault lines have been starkly exposed. One of these is the abysmally poor state of the country’s health infrastructure. World Bank data reveal that India had 85.7 physicians per 1,00,000 people in 2017, 53 beds per 1,00,000 people, and 172.7 nurses and midwives per 1,00,000 people. (Read More)
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