Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:40
Rural households in India rely extensively on informal biomedical providers,
who lack valid medical qualifications. Their numbers far exceed those of formal
providers. Our study reports on the education, knowledge, practices and
relationships of informal providers (IPs) in two very different districts: Tehri
Garhwal in Uttarakhand (north) and Guntur in Andhra Pradesh (south).