India with its billionth population spends barely 1% of GDP on health care. To compare the US government, which cannot be proud of its healthcare system, spends annually more than 15% of gross product on medicine. India faces the situation when overwhelming demand for medical treatment can’t be financially met by supply from public and charity organizations. Besides, anti-sanitary living conditions and frequent migrations contribute to overall low level of health care.
Indian people are usually suspicious about medical treatment and vaccinations and don’t have the habit to attend medical organizations giving preference to folk medicine. Continue reading...