articles by Gurunath Parale and Virupaksha Joshi

India

India's healthcare is in a mess: Doctors desperately needed, but states chasing talent away through over-regulation and coercion

The Indian healthcare system is facing a number of challenges, the largest being a loss of credibility. Many experts, waxing eloquent across print and electronic media and finding faults with the system often put the onus on the government ‘to do something’. However, this farrago of criticism not only fails to bring out real solutions, it builds pressure on policymakers which leads to knee-jerk reactions which further distract from real solutions.