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'India'

1990 data. Information is reproduced from the Guide to Health Services of the World, published by the International Hospital Federation, ISBN 0 900590 26 2. Price 16.00.

National Population
866.5 m

Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)
29.1

Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)
61 (Male) 59.1 (Female)

Death Rate (per 1000 population)
10

Total expenditure on health services in US$
17,740m

Description of Health Service

Health services are provided by hospitals - both government and non-government - corporate health camps, domiciliary bases, home care programmes and health centres. Health care in India is provided by the government free of charge. Practitioners of various systems of medicine provide medical care to the public.




 
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