Access to Health Services

  • A. S. Bhalla


The economics of good health is well known, but the contribution of a healthy people to development may be worth repeating: gains in worker productivity, improved utilisation of natural resources, better education and reduction in costs of medical care (resources thus released can be used for other developmental purposes)1


Rural Health Primary Health Centre World Development Report Political Weekly Rural Health Service 
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  • A. S. Bhalla
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  1. 1.CommugnySwitzerland

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