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Human Resources in Healthcare and Health Outcomes in India

Motkuri, Venkatanarayana and Mishra, Uday Shankar (2018): Human Resources in Healthcare and Health Outcomes in India.

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Abstract

The paper examined the growth and adequacy of the workforce engaged in health care sector in India for two decades based on Census data along with the association between health workers density and educational development and then selected health outcome (i.e. IMR). Despite the remarkable improvement in health workers density particularly during 2001-11, the country is falling short of the same. It is observed that there is a significantly positive association between density of health workforce and educational development. There is a significant and strong positive relationship / association between the density of health workers and health outcomes.

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