Improving Access and Efficiency in Public Health Services: Mid-term Evaluation of India's National Rural Health Mission

Improving Access and Efficiency in Public Health Services: Mid-term Evaluation of India's National Rural Health Mission

by Nirupam Bajpai, Jeffrey D Sachs, Ravindra H Dholakia
     
 

This book presents a systematic mid-term evaluation of the processes of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), India's biggest rural health program. Data from District Level Health Surveys (DLHS), National Family Health Surveys (NFHS) and Sample Registration System (SRS) as well as primary data collected from field surveys and interviews with health

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Overview

This book presents a systematic mid-term evaluation of the processes of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), India's biggest rural health program. Data from District Level Health Surveys (DLHS), National Family Health Surveys (NFHS) and Sample Registration System (SRS) as well as primary data collected from field surveys and interviews with health functionaries have been utilized for undertaking empirical analysis in the study. The book draws from data collected in field visits in the three states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. After assessing the NRHM processes and progress achieved so far, it discusses important ground realities, identifies the gaps and bottlenecks in the implementation of the Mission and recommends corrective actions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788132104582
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/09/2010
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Members of International Advisory Panel
Statement on IAP Study - Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Introduction
Health Sector in Rural India
Progress of NRHM so Far
Health Indicators: Regression Results
Evaluation of NRHM: Sample Survey of CHCs and PHCs
Evaluation of NRHM: Sample Survey of ANMs, ASHAs and People's Participation
From the Field: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan
Reducing Under-5 Mortality
Non-Communicable Diseases
Concluding Remarks and Recommendations
Appendices
Bibliography

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