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Public health in British India

Anglo-Indian preventive medicine, 1859-1914

by Harrison, Mark

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Medicine, Preventive -- Government policy -- India.,
    • Public health -- India -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Public health -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Medical policy -- India -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Medical policy -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Public Health -- history -- India.,
    • Preventive Health Services -- history -- India.,
    • Health Policy -- history -- India.,
    • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-316) and index.

      StatementMark Harrison.
      SeriesCambridge history of medicine
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA395.I5 H38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1407257M
      ISBN 100521441277
      LC Control Number93015646

      For various reasons, mostly of political economy, public funds for health services in India have been focused largely on medical services, and public health services have been neglected. This is reflected in a virtual absence of modern public health regulations and of systematic planning and delivery of public health by:   However, India’s most troubling threat is not abroad, but at home: the crippled public health system. The nation spends less than 1 percent of its gross domestic product on public health care.

      IIPH, Hyderabad. Under the aegis of the Public Health Foundation of India, the Indian Institute of Public Health-Hyderabad (IIPH-Hyderabad) commenced its activities on July 1, , with a mission to deliver public health education and training, pursue research and advocacy and support policy development, as aligned to the public health priorities of the state and the nation. Modern education began in India under British rule. Before the British, India had its own educational systems like the Gurukulas and the Madrassas. The East India Company, during their first 60 years of rule didn’t care much for the education of those they ruled in India. (Even in England, universal education came about at a much later stage.).

      Theodore H. Tulchinsky MD, MPH, Elena A. Varavikova MD, MPH, PhD, in The New Public Health (Third Edition), Introduction. The history of public health is derived from many historical ideas, trial and error, the development of basic sciences, technology, and epidemiology. In the modern era, James Lind’s clinical trial of various dietary treatments of British sailors with . Book review: Shashi Tharoor’s angry history of British rule in India is a timely response to empire nostalgia. Private army: the East India Company had , soldiers at the start of the 19th.


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