A literature survey on health care services

Minutha, V. and Subash, S. S. (2015) A literature survey on health care services. NAIRJC: A Journal of Multidisciplinary, 1 (5). pp. 175-197. ISSN 2454 - 2326

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Abstract

Health is an invaluable gift of nature. It is one of the basic needs of all the human beings and it�s influenced by many factors, such as, food, housing, basic sanitation, healthy lifestyles, protection against environmental hazards and communicable diseases. Health is man�s natural condition and his birth right which is the result of living in accordance with the natural laws pertaining to the body, mind and environment. According to �WHO� in 1948, the definition on the concept of health is, �a state of complete physical, mental and social well being of the individual and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity�. Health care is an essential sector to develop for better standard of living, refers to the treatment and management of illness and the preservation of health through services offered by the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, clinical laboratory sciences (i.e. Diagnostics), in using and allied health professions. The main theme of healthcare is to provide complete health facilities, to protect every one physical, social, and mental health, to decrease the death rate, to increase the life expectancy of man and socially for balanced development. The development of healthcare facilities is influenced not only by the healthcare centers, but also by their proper administration and management of health workers. A good healthcare system consist many characteristics like Adequacy, availability, accessibility, affordability and feasibility. As earlier Allopathic Hospitals started in Mysore city were the Krishna Rajendra Hospital in 1876. Krishnaraja wodeyar IV (1902-1940) was first started Mysore Medical College in 1924. Mysore is called as health hub of medical care (Suryanath U., 1988).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: HealthCare and Utilization and Physical Accessibility and Distribution
Subjects: F Earth Science > Geography
Divisions: Department of > Geography
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2019 05:16
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2019 05:16
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/3845

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