Satyanarayan Mohanty

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OBJECTIVE This study examined the performance motivation of community health workers (CHWs) and its determinants on India's Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) programme. DESIGN Cross-sectional study employing mixed-methods approach involved survey and focus group discussions. SETTING The state of Orissa. PARTICIPANTS 386 CHWs representing 10% of(More)
BACKGROUND In response to persistently poor levels of maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) in rural India, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched to support the provision of accessible, affordable and quality health care in deprived and underserved communities. The Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs), local women, are trained as(More)
INTRODUCTION Achieving health equity is a pertinent need of the developing health systems. Though policy process is crucial for planning and attaining health equity, the existing evidences on policy processes are scanty in this regard. This article explores the magnitude, determinants, challenges and prospects of 'health equity approach' in various health(More)
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