Indian Journal of Public Health

COMMENTARY
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 96--98

Health systems preparedness during COVID-19 pandemic: China and India


Rama V Baru 
 Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi and Professor, Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Rama V Baru
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Institute of Chinese Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110 067
India

This commentary reviews the health systems preparedness during the COVID-19 epidemic in China and India. It provides insight into how nonmedical measures were employed to contain and control the epidemic in Wuhan which was the epicenter. The methods employed by the Chinese provided the roadmap for the countries as the epidemic became pandemic. It provides contrasts in health system preparedness between China and India.


How to cite this article:
Baru RV. Health systems preparedness during COVID-19 pandemic: China and India.Indian J Public Health 2020;64:96-98


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Baru RV. Health systems preparedness during COVID-19 pandemic: China and India. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Sep 18 ];64:96-98
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