Tag - primary health centres

Lancet Commission Report : Financing Primary Health – Part 2

In low-income and lower-middle income countries such as India financing of Primary Health Care (PHC) is dominated by relatively unregulated private expenditure, most of which is out of pocket. In this episode of All Things Policy, Priyal Lyncia D’almeida and Harshit Kukreja talk about ways to finance PHC, fixed payment, incentives for providers, capitation based financing and reducing Out...

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Lancet Commission Report: Financing Primary Health – Part 1

1 rupee spent on mother and child health gives 11 rupees worth of health and economic benefit. In this episode, Priyal Lyncia D’almeida and Harshit Kukreja discuss these statistics, primary healthcare, paying for primary healthcare and achieving Universal Health care. Part 1 of a 2 part series. Additional Reading: The Lancet Global Health Commission on financing primary health care: putting...

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What Does it Take for a Mission Mode Health Response to COVID-19 in India?

Can India’s health and healthcare systems ramp up on mission mode to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic? What should we know about India’s messy public and private healthcare systems before we think about a pandemic response? Listen to Yamini Aiyar’s conversation with Pavan Srinath on Episode 135 of The Pragati Podcast.  [iframe src=’; width=’100%’...

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