India has 20 health workers per 10,000 people NSSO study data

National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) data showed that India has 20.6 health workers per 10,000 people. 
It is less than the World Health Organization’s (WHO)minimum overreach of 22.8 per 10,000 people.
Distribution of health workers:
Rural areas with 71 % of India’s population have only 36% of health workers.
It is uneven between the urban and rural areas.
Delhi highest concentration of health workers followed by Kerala, Punjab, and Haryana. 
Public and private sector: The study has further notified that there is an uneven distribution of health workforce seen in public and health sector.

About WHO
: 7 April 1948
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
Parent organization: United Nations Economic and Social Council
WHO: World Health Organization is a member of the United Nations Development Group

About NSSO: 
Founded on: 1950 
Headquarters: Delhi

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