Reuters/Munish Sharma - People sit on beds while waiting for treatment at a hospital after undergoing cataract removals from a free eye surgery camp, in the northern Indian city of Amritsar December 5, 2014.

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The inconvenient truth about public and private health care

July 24, 2015, Shanta Devarajan

Shanta Devarajan reviews recent research showing that in India, private medical providers exerted significantly higher effort when treating patients and were no worse in providing the right diagnosis or recommending proper treatment than their often more-qualified public-sector counterparts.

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