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  1. Carlos Alvarez-Dardet,
  2. John R Ashton, Joint Editors

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    A WARNING FROM INDIA AND A REMINDER THAT PUBLIC HEALTH IS MORE THAN MEDICINE AND PRIMARY HEALTHCARE

    In this issue K S Jacob, from the Christian Medical College in Vellore, paints a depressing picture of the failure of advancement in public health in India, and identifies various reasons for this to have happened. As India and China join the big hitters in global economic development, it is timely to reflect on the deficiencies of “trickle down” economics, and we might remember that a hundred years of ascendancy in global colonialism left the British industrial classes floundering at the dawn of the 20th century. Concerted public health action with a commitment to equity is surely needed.
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