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Story in Numbers: Vital signs of health care delivery in India

The hospital ecosystem is expected to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene and cleanliness

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The hospital ecosystem is expected to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene and cleanliness

BS Reporter
In a three-tier structured level of public health care, the district hospital forms an integral and vital part of the health care delivery system. A total of 810 district hospitals across India provide critical services to the population.

When patients reach any given district hospital, they expect a doctor in the required medical specialty to be available at the outpatient depar­t­ment to diagnose and treat health disorders and prescribe tests and medicines, which can then be obtai­ned at the pharmacy in the hospital.

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First Published: Jan 23 2022 | 11:06 PM IST

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