India is an emerging economy with a population of more than 1.3 billion people. Over the past several decades the country has experienced rapid development and there has been a marked shift in its disease pattern. Given the rise in the noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden in India, PATH and Access Accelerated undertook an NCD landscaping study to identify key stakeholders as well as barriers and facilitators in the provision of NCD care. PATH developed priority areas of investment based on expert interviews, local prevalence data, and a review of policies and related literature exposing barriers and facilitators to access to quality NCD care.
Publication date: March 2021