Vol VI, Issue 3 Date of Publication: July 16, 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20529/IJME.2021.026

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Good public health logistics for resilient health systems during the pandemic: Lessons from Tamil Nadu

Adithyan GS
Sundararaman T
The article highlights the importance of strengthening of public systems and the need for rapid scaling up of access to testing and to appropriate therapeutics in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, to have in place robust public procurement systems for drugs and diagnostics. The paper draws lessons from the Tamil Nadu experience and validates the understanding that investing in public institutions is essential for rapid responsiveness to pandemics and other public health emergencies from both the ethical and health systems points of view.

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©Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2021: Open Access and Distributed under the Creative Commons license ( CC BY-NC-ND 4.0),
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