Aug. 25, 2020 South-East Asia Publication
Strengthening governance and accountability, Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors
COVID-19 care in India: the course to self-reliance
Many times we think of the integration of health systems as an urgent need. However, there are cases (and realities) where it is necessary to centralize to homogenize the action in the face of a crisis such as the SARS-CoV2 pandemic. The public health response to COVID-19 in India has been highly centralised, resulting in a homogenous strategy applied across a sixth of the world’s population.