Identifying Operational Pathways for Interating National Disease Control Programmes within the Framework of Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
If the country is to consider developing a larger framework for UHC it is important to take into account the nature and distribution of existing health
Universal Access to Medicines in India; A precursor to Universal Health Coverage
The availability of most essential drugs in India is not a serious concern; it is rather that access to drugs in the public health system has been poor.
Can India Deliver on Universal Health Coverage
With the aim of incorporating a comprehensive plan for health in India the Planning Commission of India, under approval by the Prime Minister, constituted the High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in October 2010. Themandate was to develop a framework for providing easily accessible and affordable health care to all Indians and suggesting a 10-year strategy going forward. With technical support from the PHFI secretariat, the review process of the HLEG consisted of situational analyses...
Pay-For-Performance Incentives In Low- And Middle-Income Country Health Programs
This chapter surveys experience with performance pay in developing country health programs. It focuses on four key conceptual issues:
(1) What to reward,
(2) Who to reward,
(3) How to reward, and
(4) What unintended consequences might performance incentives create.