The Government’s estimated requirement of specialized surgeons, obstetricians, gynecologists, physicians and pediatricians in 2001 for Community Health Centers in rural areas is 12, 172, but only 6, 617 posts were sanctioned and only 4, 124 positions were filled.
- There are 122 Private Medical Collages and 119
Government Medical Collegesin . India
- As per CNN-IBN Lives article published on 30 August 2007, there is 1 Doctor for every 2,200 people.
- According to an Escorts Heart Institute research document prepared in 2005, it is estimated that
would need 1,00,000 qualified nurses and 5,00,000 Doctors by 2012. India
- There are close to 8000 Hospitals in
with a total of 6,00,000 beds, which translates to only 7 beds for every 10,000 population. India spends around 10% of its GDP (amount) towards HealthCare. India