Economic Analysis of Delivering Primary Health Care Services through Community Health Workers in 3 North Indian States

@inproceedings{Prinja2014EconomicAO,
  title={Economic Analysis of Delivering Primary Health Care Services through Community Health Workers in 3 North Indian States},
  author={Shankar Prinja and Gursimer Jeet and Ramesh C. Verma and Dinesh Kumar and Pankaj Bahuguna and Manmeet Kaur and Rajesh Kumar},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
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 health services delivered by CHWs, from a health system perspective. Bottom-up costing method was used to collect data on resources spent in 50… CONTINUE READING
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