Last week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a large-scale government-funded program in India that will bring health insurance to more than 500 million people. Tasked with making the program a reality is Dr. Indu Bhushan, who received his MHS in 1993 and his PhD in 1996 from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In addition to providing insurance, the program includes establishing 150,000 health centers and providing access to secondary and tertiary care. Most recently Dr. Bhushan served as director-general of the Asian Development Bank’s East Asia Department.
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