Health for all by 2000? An assessment of the delivery of health care services in rural Bangladesh

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Abstract

HEALTH IS DEFINED AS A STATE OF PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SOCIAL well-being, not merely the absence of diseases or infirmity in an individual. It is a basic need and access to health care is considered by many to be a fundamental human right. It is also the key to attaining a reasonable quality of life and a crucial factor in the socio-economic development of a nation. The Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI) and the Human Development Index (HDI) both emphasise health indicators and are widely used as measures of development
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-70
Number of pages22
JournalSouth Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

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