New Commission to Bring Universal Health Care to India

December 21, 2020
India’s health care system is riddled with inequities, which the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated. The new Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System is an ambitious endeavor to chart a path toward universal health coverage for the people of India. The new commission is cochaired by two Faculty Associates: Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, and Vikram Patel, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and professor of global health and population at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Also involved in the commission is Faculty Associate S.V. Subramanian, professor of population health and geography at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.