With fewer than 800,000 doctors to meet the needs of a population of 1.3 billion people, India is confronting an immense healthcare challenge. Simply put, how can more people get access to quality, affordable medical care in whatever state or territory they happen to live?
N. Sriraam (email@example.com) is a professor and head of the Department of Medical Electrics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, and chair of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Bangalore Chapter. He is an academician with a long history of research in biomedical engineering.