Ramesh C. Verma

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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 of introducing a second auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) at the sub-centre compared to scenario of single ANM sub-centre. METHODS We undertook an economic costing of(More)
Mobile devices are widely available to both consumers and businesses at affordable prices. These devices have the computational power to achieve tasks that were infeasible a few years ago. In medical facilities, mobile devices provide the medium for remote diagnosis and information retrieval. However, there are strict privacy issues that must be met. We(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is spread through the air from people suffering from TB. A single patient can infect ten or more people in one year. TB remains a major public health problem in India, with the country accounting for 26% of all TB cases reported globally. In 2011, out of the(More)
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, there is dearth of cost data for provision of health services through public system like primary & community health centres. In this study, we aim to bridge(More)
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