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Impact of targeted interventions on heterosexual transmission of HIV in India
BackgroundTargeted interventions (TIs) have been a major strategy for HIV prevention in India. We evaluated the impact of TIs on HIV prevalence in high HIV prevalence southern states (Tamil Nadu,Expand
Availability of medicines in public sector health facilities of two North Indian States
BackgroundAccess to free essential medicines is a critical component of universal health coverage. However availability of essential medicines is poor in India with more than two-third of the peopleExpand
Impact of m‐health application used by community health volunteers on improving utilisation of maternal, new‐born and child health care services in a rural area of Uttar Pradesh, India
To raise the quality of counselling by community health volunteers resulting in improved uptake of maternal, neonatal and child health services (MNCH), an m‐health application was introduced under aExpand
The Cost of Universal Health Care in India: A Model Based Estimate
Introduction As high out-of-pocket healthcare expenses pose heavy financial burden on the families, Government of India is considering a variety of financing and delivery options to universalizeExpand
Cost‐effectiveness of human papillomavirus vaccination for adolescent girls in Punjab state: Implications for India's universal immunization program
Introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for adolescent girls is being considered in the Punjab state of India. However, evidence regarding cost‐effectiveness is sought by policy makersExpand
Cost of delivering child health care through community level health workers: how much extra does IMNCI program cost?
BACKGROUND AND METHODS In the setting of a cluster randomized study to assess impact of the Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) program in the district of Faridabad inExpand
Economic Analysis of Delivering Primary Health Care Services through Community Health Workers in 3 North Indian States
Background We assessed overall annual and unit cost of delivering package of services and specific services at sub-centre level by CHWs and cost effectiveness of Government of India’s policy ofExpand
Coverage and Financial Risk Protection for Institutional Delivery: How Universal Is Provision of Maternal Health Care in India?
Background India aims to achieve universal access to institutional delivery. We undertook this study to estimate the universality of institutional delivery care for pregnant women in Haryana state inExpand
Cost of Delivering Health Care Services in Public Sector Primary and Community Health Centres in North India
Background With the commitment of the national government to provide universal healthcare at cheap and affordable prices in India, public healthcare services are being strengthened in India. However,Expand
Cost effectiveness of targeted HIV prevention interventions for female sex workers in India
Objective To ascertain the cost effectiveness of targeted interventions for female sex workers (FSW) under the National AIDS Control Programme in India. Methods A compartmental mathematical MarkovExpand
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