The local bases of global health: primary health care in South Asia and beyond, 1945–2010


  • Prof Sanjoy Bhattacharya

    University of York

Project summary

Professor Bhattacharya's aim is to provide a rounded and original analysis of the global movement of Primary Health Care: one of the most ambitious efforts at increasing health coverage and equity internationally. He is examining the provision of universal healthcare within India, Ceylon/Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and is looking at the impact of the transnational spread of ideas as a result of work carried out by global health agencies in South Asia.