Decentralization of Health Services: The Kerala People's Campaign

  title={Decentralization of Health Services: The Kerala People's Campaign},
  author={Joy Elamon and Richard W. Franke and B Ekbal},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  pages={681 - 708}
The 1996–2001 Kerala People's Campaign for Decentralized Planning has provided much new information about the possibilities and potential of decentralizing public health and health care services. Analysis of investment patterns of the various government levels involved in the campaign, supplemented with case study materials, allows for an evaluation of the decentralization project against its own stated goals. These included (1) creating a functional division among government levels appropriate… 

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