India urgently needs independent watchdog for health sector: Dinesh Trivedi (Part 2)

Dinesh Trivedi says that India has all the necessary resources to deal with country`s myriad health challenges but lacks effective planning. Not surprisingly, even after six decades of independence, the healthcare situation of the nation remains pretty dismal. While the country continues to struggle with a poor health infrastructure including shortage of trained personnel, the government`s low priority vis-à-vis the sector and lack of concerted efforts haven`t helped the matters.

Sep 17, 2013, 23:56 PM IST