India

Scholarly Publications

Inpatient treatment of diabetic patients in Asia: evidence from India, China, Thailand and Malaysia

October 2009

Aims The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has grown rapidly, but little is known about the drivers of inpatient spending in low- and middle-income countries.

Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific

August 2009

Pharmaceutical policies are interlinked globally and at the same time deeply rooted in local culture.

Human Resource Management Technology Diffusion through Global Supply Chains: Buyer-Directed Factory-Based Health Care in India

December 2009

We examine the role that buyers in global supply chains play in helping vendors uncover productivity-enhancing labor management innovations.

News

Comparing health systems through the lens of pharmaceutical policy: A new book

October 2009

A newly published book examines how pharmaceuticals and their regulation play an important and often contentious role in the health systems of the Asia-Pacific, focusing on China, Korea, Japan,...

Comparative pharmaceutical policy and "prescribing cultures"

July 2008

The July/August issue of Health Affairs, the leading U.S. health policy journal, focuses on China and India.

The Social Determinants of Health: Application to Developed and Developing Asia

November 2009

Global health disparities were the topic of a special event November 11th co-sponsored by the Asia Health Policy Program of the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and the Center for Health...

Old Events

China and India: Demographic and Economic Transformations in Progress

October 16, 2008

This colloquium will highlight the most important demographic, social, and economic trends happening in China and India today, will compare and contrast the current situations and future prospects...

Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific: A Book Launch Event

September 23, 2009

Pharmaceutical policies are interlinked globally, yet deeply rooted in local culture.

Grassroots Empowerment: Can Models from India Spark a Revolution in Healthcare Delivery in China?

January 14, 2010

In the four years since a State Council think tank, the Development Research Center, bluntly declared the failure of three decades of healthcare reform, China has placed a high political priority...

Multimedia

Why do Parents Abort Girls? Patrilocality and its Historical Origin

August 2016

Audio and transcript from the Asia Health Policy Program seminar "Why do Parents Abort Girls? Patrilocality and its Historical Origin" on Jan.