Author Archive: Vishal Arora

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Family Planning: An Effective Approach to Cost Containment

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments
Family Planning: An Effective Approach to Cost Containment

Vishal Arora Health Policy Columnist This past week, there were mixed reactions regarding recent data from the United Nations numbering the world population at 7 billion.[1]  Some might welcome this announcement as evidence of advancing healthcare technologies and the provision of essential medicines worldwide.  On the other hand, this sharp increase in population size sheds […]

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Prescription for Failure: The Need for Addressing Corruption in India

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Prescription for Failure: The Need for Addressing Corruption in India

By Vishal Arora Health Policy Columnist This past September, the New York Times ran a story about three Indian health officials being shot to death within a span of one year.  All three of them were involved in transactions dealing with the healthcare budget of Uttar Pradesh, a state within India.[1] Speculations about the killings center […]

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