The NHS in Britain is 70 years old and in a special programme, Health Check looks at how it has influenced other health systems around the world. India is one of the countries that has tried to set up its own primary care system – no mean feat in a country of more than a billion, where 70% of the population lives in rural areas. Health Check’s reporter Chhavi Sachdev visits a small hospital and a primary care clinic in the city of Udaipur to see how it works.
(Photo: A waiting room at the Apollo hospital in Bilaspur, India. AFP/Getty Images)