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Bihar: The abandoned state in deep crisis
Jun 24, 2019

Bihar: The abandoned state in deep crisis

The killer outbreak of encephalitis has exposed the widened fault lines in India’s most backward state.

Breaking barriers: Gender, health rights and climate change at crossroads
Apr 05, 2024

Breaking barriers: Gender, health rights and climate change at crossroads

Adopting holistic approaches to address the interlinkages between health and other gender-sensitive SDG targets is key to achieving equitable and sust

Budget 2022: Is the 'rare mention' of mental health truly an actionable effort?
Feb 01, 2022

Budget 2022: Is the 'rare mention' of mental health truly an actionable effort?

While the focus on mental health is welcome, concentrating capacity to only a few institutions will affect the quantity and quality of mental healthca

Can India Herald a New Dawn in Telehealth Through Platform Thinking?
Aug 23, 2022

Can India Herald a New Dawn in Telehealth Through Platform Thinking?

Open Digital Telehealth Initiative will not only aid the pace of growth of healthcare services across India but will also help deliver a wide set of p

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh
May 15, 2024

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh

India has made progress in digital health, including in telemedicine and creating platforms such as Co-WIN for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. These initiatives demonstrate the benefits of technology in enhancing the availability and affordability of, and access to healthcare services. This report examines the challenges that continue to stall the reduction of maternal deaths in India. It uses the case of Madhya Pradesh, the sta

Delhi’s Mohalla clinics: The first line of defence
Sep 29, 2022

Delhi’s Mohalla clinics: The first line of defence

Despite facing several challenges, Delhi’s mohalla clinics have been instrumental in providing healthcare services to the poor and underserved.

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes
Apr 05, 2024

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes

India is prioritising access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services through recent government policies, reflecting a strong commitment to hea

Political and policy lessons from Thailand’s UHC experience
Apr 25, 2017

Political and policy lessons from Thailand’s UHC experience

Thailand is one of the few developing countries in the world that have successfully implemented Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Beginning three decades ago, Thailand’s UHC first covered the poor, then the near-poor, the formal sector employees, and the children and the elderly, through various publicly funded and contributory schemes until it reached 71 percent of the entire population in 2000. The government elected in 2001 implemented full-p

Public private partnerships: Fostering health system resilience
Apr 23, 2024

Public private partnerships: Fostering health system resilience

Employing Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the health sector has the potential to deliver quality healthcare services that are both affordable an

Using digital technology for strategic management of healthcare; Moscow shows the way
May 01, 2017

Using digital technology for strategic management of healthcare; Moscow shows the way

Moscow's Healthcare Department is closely working with the Information Technology Department since 2011 to achieve the goal of providing high quality

Utkrisht Development Impact Bond: A solution for financing maternal health
Jul 26, 2019

Utkrisht Development Impact Bond: A solution for financing maternal health

Given the fiscal constraints confronting government agencies — the DIB opens up an alternative, valuable window of opportunity.