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Title:
HEALTH PROFILE OF KARNATAKA: ON OVER VIEW

Authors:
Dr. Ramadevi k

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Dr. Ramadevi k
Post Doctoral Fellow, Sociology Department, Gulbarga University, Kalburagi, Karnataka.

MLA 8
K, Dr. Ramadevi. "HEALTH PROFILE OF KARNATAKA: ON OVER VIEW." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 5374-5379, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=373. Accessed Oct. 2018.
APA
K, D. (2018, October). HEALTH PROFILE OF KARNATAKA: ON OVER VIEW. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(10), 5374-5379. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=373
Chicago
K, Dr. Ramadevi. "HEALTH PROFILE OF KARNATAKA: ON OVER VIEW." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 10 (October 2018), 5374-5379. Accessed October, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=373.

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Abstract:
According to the Karnataka Human Development Report, 2005, "the health scenario of Karnataka today is a combination of achievements and challenges". While Karnataka has achieved consistent improvement in the life expectancy at birth since 1971 (from 50.6 years in 1971 to 66.1 in 2001) and key health indicators like IMR and MMR are lower in the state than the national averages, the state lags behind the other south Indian states. Further, persistent regional imbalance in health indicators has been a troubling reminder of the inequities in access and provision of health care services within the state. However, Karnataka is one of the forerunners in the country in bringing reforms in the health sector. Furthermore, Karnataka's health sector is endowed by multiple initiatives like KHSDRP, UNICEF's Projects, 12th Finance Commission grants and other schemes which provide the financial resources for implementing public health related activities in the state. The Karnataka State Integrated Health Policy 2004 states that the mission of the Karnataka.