Public Health

Driven to distress

Print edition : March 20, 2015

In the general ward at the Ernakulam General Hospital on November 25, 2013. A committee constituted by the Kerala State Planning Board says that the health care infrastructure in the State has come under severe stress. Photo: H. Vibhu

At a community health centre in Poonthura, a suburb of Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: S. Gopakumar

Kerala is facing a situation where health care costs are leading more and more people, not just low-income families, to financial distress.
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