Specifically, the country hopes to provide innovative drugs, expand healthcare insurance, as well as provide modern medical equipment and better services. The government aims to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare services using information and communication technology with its implementation of Telemedicine, one of the world's biggest healthcare projects.
Healthcare-related programs such as e-Health and the government's encouragement of public-private partnerships, have improved the accessibility, standard and quality of medical services. India continues to give priority to its national disease control programs, which receive considerable funding from various bilateral and multilateral donor agencies.
The various health and family welfare programs must share credit with the country's economic and social transformation, for the improvements in basic healthcare indicators such as infant mortality rate (IMR), maternal mortality ratio (MMR), life expectancy, and death rate over the last decade.
Despite obstacles, the economy will likely improve steadily from 2006 to 2010. The GDP and gross capital formation are expected to increase, while the inflation rate will likely decrease. Furthermore, the government will also implement policies to significantly lower the unemployment rate.
"This conducive investment environment has directly and indirectly enhanced healthcare infrastructure, facilities, and the quality of healthcare professionals in India," notes Reddy. "This has, in turn, improved the standard of health services in the country, making it a potential regional hub for healthcare services in the Asia Pacific."
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