• Bhabani Prasad Acharya
  • Roy Arokiam Daniel
  • Baridalyne Nongkynrih AIIMS
  • Sanjeev Kumar Gupta


Public health emergencies in urban India can be caused by natural or man-made disasters. Occurrence of a public health emergency adds to the already stretched health system. This paper looks into the public health emergency conditions in urban India, and our preparedness to tackle them. To address this composite threat to nation’s health and development, a concerted public health response is needed, that can ensure efficient delivery in emergency situations.


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How to Cite
ACHARYA, Bhabani Prasad et al. PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES IN URBAN INDIA. Indian Journal of Community Health, [S.l.], v. 30, n. 1, mar. 2018. ISSN 2248-9509. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 apr. 2018.
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