India needs a better report card to meet SDG targets on healthcare
India's performance on the MDGs, especially on health and nutrition, improved but stayed sub-optimal
The health of all people is not the same; nor is that of all nations. Countries across the world vary tremendously in terms of their burden of disease, and performance in terms of doing what is required. Shortfall in performance can be attributed to several factors that these columns have emphasized: policy, infrastructure, medical staff, and front-line workers.