Nursing in rural India
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Nursing in rural India

Phalakshi Manjrekar Director of nursing, PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nursing in India is evolving, and the inequality of practice and standards between cities and villages affects the health of the population. This article describes the challenges of providing healthcare in rural parts of India, and how nurses have made the best use of available resources to strive to achieve healthcare goals.


Nursing Management. 24, 3,21-24. doi: 10.7748/nm.2017.e1572

Received: 25 August 2016

Accepted: 14 November 2016

Published in print: 30 May 2017

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software

Conflict Of Interest

None declared