Specialist Services in the Indian Rural Public Health System for Maternal and Child Healthcare – A Study of Four States


 
Language:

English

Authors:

Iyengar S, Dholakia RH

Publisher:

Indian Institute of Management

Pages:

43

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The present study attempts to examine the role of specialist services in rural public health system of India in the areas of maternal and child healthcare. The study uses primary data collected through a survey of doctors and paramedical staff working at public health facilities regarding availability and quality of the specialist services in gynaecology, paediatrics and anaesthesia. The study discusses in detail the aspects of infrastructure, manpower and operational challenges faced in effective provisioning of specialist services through the rural health facilities of four largest states – Bihar, Madhya Pradesh (MP), R ajasthan and Uttar Pradesh (UP). [from abstract]

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