Research Project

Review of Private Health Sector Studies in India (1999-2000)

Research Area : Health Services and Financing

This compilation of annotations are part of a larger study undertaken "Critical review and documentation of studies on the private health sector in India".

The objective of the study was to suggest policy options regarding the private health sector in India based on available evidence. There were three institutions that collaborated in the study, Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (Mumbai), Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) each covering a specific geographical area.

A book has been published that includes three papers that spell out policy options towards India's private sector and also contains an annotated bibliography of selected studies on the private health sector in India. The copies of which are available at CEHAT and other institutions. Researchers from the three institutions were involved in identifying, collecting and annotating the studies.

Projected Supported by:Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of India and funded by the World Bank, New Delhi.
Team: CEHAT: Sunil Nandraj, Devika Salunke, Anshuman Apte Indian Institute of Technology : V.R. Muraleedharan, Sabrina Sunderaraj Jawaharlal Nehru University: Rama V. Baru, Imrana Quadeer, Ritu Priya, Krishan Soman and Narendra Kakade

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