The Spatial Pattern of Health Facilities and Infrastructural Gaps in Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal

  • Mosfudar Rahaman Department ofIndustrial Management, Malda College, Malda, West Bengal
Keywords: Health Infrastructure, Sub-Centre, Primary Health Centre, Disparities, Spatial Distribution


Healthcare facilities has generally been identified as a major indicator of development and social wellbeing of a society. It is a major complement to a strong, dynamic and progressive society. Health infrastructure is an important indicator to understand the health care delivery provisions and mechanisms in a region. This paper is an attempt to find out the level of health infrastructure in Dakshin Dinajpur. This paper also tries to identify the existing gaps in health care facilities and to provide some recommendations for improvement of infrastructure facilities to ensure the better service.


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