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Pattern of Utilization in Primary Health-Care Facility:A Case Study in Nagaon District


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1 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Jorhat College (Amalgamated), Dist: Jorhat, State-Assam, India
     

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A sound health care system is the prime requisite for the effective health conditions of the people of a nation. But unfortunately the performance of India in this respect is quite disappointing. Evidences showed that studies on public health care delivery system are limited both in Indian as well as in the context of the North Eastern Region. This paper is an attempt to assess the pattern of utilization of primary health care. The study is based on primary data. The study found that there are problems associated with health care delivery system like lack of accessibility to the public health care facilities, shortage of medical equipment, shortage of medicines in government hospitals, lack of infrastructural facilities, low seat capacity and over crowdedness etc.

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Health, Primary Health Centers, Rural health, Manpower, Health infrastructure.
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Mahfuja Begum
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Jorhat College (Amalgamated), Dist: Jorhat, State-Assam, India

Abstract


A sound health care system is the prime requisite for the effective health conditions of the people of a nation. But unfortunately the performance of India in this respect is quite disappointing. Evidences showed that studies on public health care delivery system are limited both in Indian as well as in the context of the North Eastern Region. This paper is an attempt to assess the pattern of utilization of primary health care. The study is based on primary data. The study found that there are problems associated with health care delivery system like lack of accessibility to the public health care facilities, shortage of medical equipment, shortage of medicines in government hospitals, lack of infrastructural facilities, low seat capacity and over crowdedness etc.

Keywords


Health, Primary Health Centers, Rural health, Manpower, Health infrastructure.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v11%2Fi2%2F2020%2Fijphrd%2F194895