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Regulation in Health Care in Tamil Nadu (India): A study of the Implementation of Transplantation of Human Organs Act (THOA) 1994, and Consumer Protection Act (CPA) 1986


  • Vangal R Muraleedharan
  • S Ram Prasad


The functioning of healthcare sector could be substantially influenced by the design and implementation of regulatory policies that govern the behaviour of various stakeholders. The empirical challenge is to assess whether and how far have regulations brought about “desirable and intended†changes in the functioning of the healthcare delivery system. Tthe experience of the Consumer Protection Act (1986) and the Transplantation of Human Organs Act (1995) is analysed. [HEFP WP No. 08/03].

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  • Vangal R Muraleedharan & S Ram Prasad, 2010. "Regulation in Health Care in Tamil Nadu (India): A study of the Implementation of Transplantation of Human Organs Act (THOA) 1994, and Consumer Protection Act (CPA) 1986," Working Papers id:2862, eSocialSciences.
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    tamil nadu; patient; india; organ; transplantation; health care; sector; delivery; consumer protection; human;

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