191268 Health tourism to India: Challenges against resource competition to sustaining a viable public health infrastructure for the local populace

Monday, October 27, 2008: 2:50 PM

Jack Warren Salmon, PhD , Health Policy and Administration, University Of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL
Meghana Aruru, PhD, MBA, BSPharm , Department of Clinical, Administrative and Social Sciences, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, Schaumburg, IL

Learning Objectives:
1. To provide a framework for investigating and understanding India's healthcare sector 2. To inform participants about the phemomenon of health tourism and its implications 3. To critically assess India's public health sector and governmental initiatives to note the unfilled gaps in health services and health needs

Keywords: International Public Health, Resource Development

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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