Year: 2017 | Month: July | Volume: 7 | Issue: 7 | Pages: 306-310
Dental Micro-Insurance in Rural India – A Vision for the Future
Dr. Sunita Kulkarni, Dr. Amit Aggarwal, Dr. Soheyl Sheikh, Dr. Ravinder Singh, Dr. Usha Rathod
Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur, India.
Corresponding Author: Dr. Usha Rathod
Over the last 50 years India has achieved a lot in terms of health improvement which includes oral health. But still India is way behind many fast developing countries such as China, Vietnam and Sri Lanka in health indicators. To highlight the need of oral health care among poor in rural areas in India through microinsurance. The objective is also to understand and analyse the workings of health insurance by the dental workforce.
Key words: Microinsurance, Dental Workforce, NGOS