Karnataka Public Health Policy addresses the shortage of health human resources, especially in rural areas; training of doctors and nurses; hospital information systems; electronic medical records; quality improvement etc. The policy has also highlighted strengthening and improving health services to elderly and old age care. The policy document has also suggested some of the strategies to improve retention of health workers, AYUSH workforce integration, development of paramedical work force training, public health nurse practitioners, public health education and comprised with systematic and scientific procedural costing study. Medicine and public health need to be in tandem to improve health maximally — and emphasize society's responsibility to promote both healthy environments and consistent, high-quality care. The involvement of many parts of society, including government agencies, health organizations, nongovernmental organizations, clinicians, the private sector, and communities, is increasingly important for success. Karnataka will benefit when its people are healthier. Click here for the report​​

Prepared by KJA- Task Force on Karnataka Public Health Policy

Chair of KJA-TF

  Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman, NH Group, Bangalore devishetty@nhhospitals.org

Member Secretary of KJA-TF

 Dr. Alexander Thomas, President, Association of Healthcare Providers India(AHPI), Bangalore alexthomas.ahpi@gmail.com     ​​

Approved by

Karnataka Jnana Aayoga

in its 7th Meeting dated 07.09.2017


Submitted to

Department of Health and Family Welfare

                                                                                                                                           on October 2017