Building inclusive health innovation systems: lessons from India

Creación de sistemas inclusivos de innovación en salud: lecciones desde la India

Dinesh Abrol T. Sundararaman Harilal Madhavan K. J. Joseph About the authors

Abstract:

This article presents an overview of the changes that are taking place within the public and private health innovation systems in India including delivery of medical care, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, and Indian traditional medicine. The nature of the flaws that exist in the health innovation system is pinpointed. The response by the government, the health, technology and medical institutions, and the evolving industry is addressed on a national level. The article also discusses how the alignment of policies and institutions was developed within the scope of national health innovation systems, and how the government and the industry are dealing with the challenges to integrate health system, industry, and social policy development processes.

Keywords:
Biomedical Technology; Health Systems; Sustainable Development; Innovation

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