Aetna's vHealth moves into India's rural communities

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A virtual health service by Aetna has teamed up with Vakrangee, a unique technology-driven company, to provide high quality primary care to India's hard-to-reach rural communities. The two companies say they are working together to provide a practical and affordable alternative that has the potential to change the Indian healthcare landscape. India currently has only one doctor for approximately every 1,300 people, compared to one for every 360 people in the UK. And despite being home to 72% of the population, rural communities in India are served by just 20% of the nation's doctors....

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.