Governance and Cancer Care in India: A Drive for Quality Improvement

Dr. Aniruddh Bhaidkar

 DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.31142/ijmei/v4i7.01

Author's Affiliations

Masters In Healthcare Management , The Manchester Business School, University Of Manchester, UK

Guest Faculty , MBA Healthcare And Hospital Management At The IDL, DY Patil University, Pune

 

ABSTRACT

With the improvement in the life expectancy and the rapid growth of population India is now facing a cancer epidemic. It is now grappling with disparities in the availability of quality care infrastructure and increasing patients. Cancer has a profound social and economic impact on its population. Delivery of affordable and equitable cancer care is one of India’s greatest public health challenges. In this context the author attempts to study modalities of service improvement and good governance and its application to the context of healthcare (cancer care) system in India.