Universal Health Coverage in an Emerging Economy: Will India Accomplish Its Goal?


Public health expert K. Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India, delivered the 2012 Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies at Emory University School of Law on Feb. 12, 2012. As a Halle Distinguished Fellow and a Global Health Institute Visiting Scholar, Reddy discussed India’s move toward universal health coverage.

Established in 2000, the annual Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies is made possible by the generous support of the Sheth Family Foundation, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the culture and history of India and South Asia and to serving the Indian community in Atlanta and the Southeast. Past speakers include such distinguished guests as pioneering author Salman Rushdie, internationally acclaimed film director Deepa Mehta, and prominent environmental human rights activist Medha Patkar, among others. Learn more at

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