Reorienting health-medical education to support rural health issues

  • While district and tertiary hospitals are necessarily located in urban centres, they form an integral part of the referral care chain serving the needs of the rural people.
  • Medical and para-medical education facilities need to created in states, based on need assessment.
  • Suggestion for Commission for Excellence in Health Care (Medical Grants Commission), National Institution for Public Health Management, etc.
  • Task Group to improve guidelines / details.