Users Online: 1596 Home Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
 

 

Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
     
PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 210-213

Emerging need for health policy teaching in India


1 Senior Lecturer, Indian Institute of Public Health, New Delhi, India
2 Manager, Academic Programmes, New Delhi, India
3 Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, New Delhi, India
4 Director, Indian Institute of Public Health, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay P Zodpey
Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi, Public Health Foundation of India, Plot No 34, Sector 44, Institutional Area, Gurgaon - 122002, Haryana
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0019-557X.104237

Rights and Permissions

The core functions of public health agencies at all levels of government are identified as assessment, policy development, and assurance. However, the public health agencies in India are struggling with issues of access, inefficiency, and inequity. There has been failure in terms of health service delivery by public sector. Health Policy is being increasingly recognized as a discipline that has much to offer developing countries in addressing the problems related to policy, governance, and regulatory failure. However, the information about skill-oriented courses on health policy especially from the context of translating public health science into policy action is incomplete and limited. This paper attempts to address this knowledge gap and stimulate discussion in this direction.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1491    
    Printed64    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded304    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal