Print edition : January 25, 2013
A man affected by malaria at Pedabidda, an interior tribal hamlet of Anantagiri mandal in the Visakhapatnam agency area. A file photograph. Activists have been maintaining that secure access to quality health care can only be guaranteed by a well-resourced and accountable public health system.
The finalised chapter on health in the 12th Plan document envisages a large role for the private sector in health care.